Work Begins Next Week To Replace Arthur Brown Road Bridge

June 16, 2017

Construction activities will begin next week to replace the Arthur Brown Road bridge over Boggy Creek, near the Walnut Hill Baptist Church.

The existing bridge, built in 1969, will be replaced with a new, modern structure with 11-foot travel lanes, six foot shoulders, and solid concrete a barrier railing.  Traffic will be diverted to a temporary onsite road and bridge. The speed limit will be reduced to 30 mph.

Construction is estimated to take eight months, weather and schedule permitting, with an estimated completion date in early 2018.

The cost of the Florida Department of Transportation project is $2,384,550.

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Comments

4 Responses to “Work Begins Next Week To Replace Arthur Brown Road Bridge”

  1. Sam on June 18th, 2017 6:05 am

    As usual the north end is pushed aside. This bridge closure is a real inconvenience. Nothing is being done.

  2. Honest John on June 17th, 2017 4:23 pm

    Hope it doesn’t take as long as Molino Rd. Started in Jan. Sign on Hwy.29 says Nov. completion date.

  3. William on June 16th, 2017 3:32 pm

    >>What about the Hwy 168 bridge? Nothing even being talked about

    Since it was an emergency closure, it still has to be designed, bids let, all that before any work begins.

  4. Brian on June 16th, 2017 7:51 am

    What about the Hwy 168 bridge? Nothing even being talked about





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