NCDOT  to Replace 11 bridges in Haywood, Jackson counties

Jul 03, 2014

SHELBY – The N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract to improve infrastructure in western North Carolina by replacing 11 bridges in Haywood and Jackson counties.

The $5,347,000 contract was awarded to NHM Constructors LLC of Asheville. Construction on the project can begin as soon as July 28, with an estimated completion date of mid-October 2017.

The Haywood bridges to be replaced include:

• Bridge on East Street over Raccoon Creek, which was built in 1952 and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient;

• Bridge on Plott Creek Road over Plott Creek, which was built in 1950 and is considered functionally obsolete;

• Bridge on White Oak Road over Messer Branch, which was built in 1958 and is considered functionally obsolete;

• Bridge on Upper Crabtree Road over Liner Creek, which was built in 1957 and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient;

• Bridge on Baptist Church Road over Rogers Cove Creek, which was built in 1954 and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient;

• Bridge on Laurel Branch Road over Laurel Branch, which was built in 1963;

• Bridge on Panther Creek Road over Arrington Branch, which was built in 1961 and is considered functionally obsolete;

• Bridge on White Oak Road over Stevens Creek, was built in 1964 and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient

• Bridge on White Oak Road over Stevens Creek, which was built in 1961 and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient;

• Bridge on White Oak Road over Stevens Creek, which was built in 1962 and is considered functionally obsolete and structurally deficient.

 

 

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