Approximately 300 feet on both sides of the bridge.
The existing bridge is beyond its original design service life. The bridge deck has significant amounts of delamination, and several of the existing timber piles have cracks and delamination. The bridge is functionally obsolete and only allows for one-way traffic. The City of Wilmington owns and maintains the bridge, and this bridge has become their top bridge priority for improvements.
The project involves the replacement of the existing single-lane functionally obsolete multi-span concrete girder bridge on timber piles. The proposed bridge will provide for two-way traffic and will be a multi-span concrete girder bridge on piles. Additional work will include the removal of the adjacent steel truss bridge, placement of riprap for scour protection, reconstruction of the approach roadway, and installation of guardrail
Design work is complete and the project has been awarded.
Construction work began in July 2017 and is scheduled to be complete in Spring 2018
(Reviewed and Updated on 11/27/2017)