Construction Open House
Come and learn more about this great structure to be built over the Mighty Mississippi! Construction stages and layouts will be on display, and project staff will be available to answer questions. News release
City hall is located at 605 County Road 75 NW, Clearwater.
Construction begins Aug. 15, 2015.
Traffic impacts will be minimal
The existing Highway 24 bridge will remain open to traffic while the new one is erected. Motorists may encounter heavy moving vehicles entering or exiting work areas.
Also, a short segment of Main Street/CR 7, beneath the west side of the bridge, will be periodically closed.
When the new bridge is opened to traffic in fall 2017, the old structure will be removed by June 30, 2018.
|Prepare work area||Aug. 15 - Fall 2015|
|Construct abutments, six piers||Fall 2015 - Summer 2016|
|Place beams||Late Summer - Fall 2016|
|Construct bridge deck surface, sidewalks, road and trail connections, aesthetics||Spring - Fall 2017|
|Open to traffic||Fall 2017|
|Remove old bridge and road connections, establish turf or landscape||Fall 2017 - June 30, 2018|
*The contractor may work year round. Schedule is subject to change.