Great Rd. Bridge Reopened, Repair CompletePosted on January 21, 2020
UPDATE FROM COUNTY ENGINEERING: The bridge is reopened and all repair work was completed Fri., Jan. 17, ahead of schedule by Somerset County. The project included strengthening and repairing the bridge’s structural steel & concrete abutment. Scour countermeasures were also installed and the deteriorated approach guide rail posts was replaced.
Somerset County website posting at:
SOMERSET COUNTY ENGINEERING ANNOUNCEMENT #1:
County Bridge No. D0105 located on Great Road (CR 601) in Montgomery Township is anticipated to begin rehabilitation and repair work beginning on or about Monday, December 2nd, 2019. The work will require a full road closure at the bridge. Advanced warning signs and variable message boards will be installed in advance.
County Bridge D0105 Great Road is located south of Georgetown Franklin Turnpike (CR 518) and north of Cherry Valley Road. A detour will be established using Rt. 518, US Route 206, and Cherry Valley Road, with a separate detour route for trucks and vehicles over 4 tons. Local access along Great Road (CR 601) will be maintained. LINK TO DETOUR MAP
The purpose of this project is to restore the structural capacity of the bridge. Various repairs to the steel superstructure and concrete substructure will be addressed as part of this project. The bridge is not scheduled for full replacement at this time. Construction is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, December 2, 2019.
For project updates, refer to the Somerset County website at:
Source: Somerset County Department of Public Works, Division of Engineering, Bridge Section