— The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded
a contract to replace a bridge on Old N.C. 16 over Middle Fork Reddies River in
Devere Construction Company
Inc. was awarded the $972,073 contract for the project, which is expected to
begin in March. During construction, a temporary one-lane detour with traffic
signals will be in place for motorists traveling through the area.
The existing structure was
built in 1964 and is considered structurally deficient and functionally
obsolete. Although the bridge is still safe, it isn’t up-to-date on current
design standards and needs to be replaced.
All work on the project
except permanent vegetation establishment should be complete by mid-June 2015.
The overall completion date is mid-December 2015.
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