Road Shoulder Collapse At Molino Bridge To Be Fixed Under Warranty

September 12, 2018

A road shoulder collapse at a Molino bridge will be repaired under warranty, according to local officials.

A portion of the asphalt shoulder on Molino Road near Sunshine Hill Road collapsed before Tropical Storm Gordon. It did not cause the roadway to collapse and did not impact the bridge itself.

The bridge over Penasula Creek opened in December, replacing a 60-year bridge. The $1.13 million project was funded by the Florida Department of Transportation. photos, click to enlarge.


7 Responses to “Road Shoulder Collapse At Molino Bridge To Be Fixed Under Warranty”

  1. Joann on September 13th, 2018 1:41 pm

    Wonder if this is the same company that is working on the 2x collapsed bridge on Barrineau Park Road. Another example of what District 5 gets compared to the south end. Next election, remember all of these “little” things.

  2. William on September 13th, 2018 12:54 am

    >>Where is the Rock?

    The rock is at the bridge abutment. This is the shoulder a few feet away.

  3. Grand Locust on September 12th, 2018 8:10 pm

    It appears that the plan was flawed from the git go. Where is the Rock? Without Rock that close to the channel, did someone who did the government inspection really think that the design flaw of paving over dirt on an incline was going to hold up? The whole bridge engineering and inspection services appear to me to lack common sense, but heck…….at least this bridge did not collapse while pouring the concrete. Practice makes perfect and the bridge deficits are enormous so hopefully qualified people will get involved in supervision and inspection of these bridges.

  4. Molino Rd resident on September 12th, 2018 3:57 pm

    Amazing! We replace a bridge that lasted over sixty years with one that lasts barely over six months without what appears to be a big issue.I just hope we don’t have the bridge closed down for repairs that I am sure would take another six months of detours.

  5. bill on September 12th, 2018 10:26 am

    lets hope the bridge people that built this one are not the same people doing the one on barrineau park rd because if they are it will have to be torn down and replaced asap

  6. Really! on September 12th, 2018 10:09 am

    They just don’t build bridges like they used to! Especially in the Molino area.

  7. 429SCJ on September 12th, 2018 4:21 am

    It will most certainly require more than just a patch job.

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