INFORMATION

Project Limits:

Station 8+50 to 12+00

Project Need:

The existing pipes are structurally deficient and were selected by the Pontis Bridge Management System for work. It has a sufficiency rating of 73.0. There is corrosion at the waterline with 100% section loss at some locations. It is ranked 44th on the 2014 DelDOT Bridge Deficiency List.

Project Overview:

The existing pipes corrugated metal pipes will be removed and replaced with concrete elliptical pipes. Riprap will be placed around the inlet and outlet of the new elliptical pipes to protect the stream bed from scour. The road will be widened by and additional foot in each travel lane inside the project limits.

Project Timeline:

Design Phase:

Design work to be completed no later than May 2016.

Construction Phase:

Construction work to be completed no later then October 2016.

Additional Comments:

During construction the road will be closed inside the project limits. An approved vehicular detour will be set up to connect the north side of the project to the south side of the project. This will be done through local roads.