200 feet north and south of the bridge
The existing pipes are structurally deficient and were selected by the Pontis Bridge Management System for work. It has a sufficiency rating of 69.3 and This bridge is ranked 24th on 2013 DelDOT Bridge Deficiency List. There is corrosion at the waterline with 100% section loss at some locations.
This project involves the replacement of a large corrugated metal pipe arche with reinforced concrete pipes. The approach roadways and guardrail will be reconstructed as needed and riprap will be placed in the stream for scour protection. The work will be performed under a full road closure with a detour.
Design work to be completed no later than August 2017.
Construction work to be completed Summer 2018.
(Reviewed and Updated on 2/22/2017)