Fort Pulaski National Monument/Bridge
to Cockspur Island
Replacing Fort Pulaski Entrance Bridge
This section will be updated on a weekly basis.
Work for November 18, through November 25, 2017
- Installing deck formwork
- Installing reinforcing steel for bridge deck, curb and railing
- Installing deck panels
- Placing concrete for bridge curb
There will be no work on the project Thursday through Saturday for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Park is closed on Thursday, but will be open the rest of the weekend.
Replacement of the Fort Pulaski Entrance Bridge (Structure No. 5420-001P). The bridge work includes replacing the existing 1,285-foot, 63-span, steel girder and timber pile bridge with a 1,295-foot, 13-span, precast, pre-stressed concrete girder bridge on precast, pre-stressed concrete piles, and a high-performance concrete deck, including riprap, and other miscellaneous work. The roadway work includes reconstruction of the bridge approaches with embankment, aggregate base, asphalt concrete payment, and other miscellaneous work.
Traffic Control / Affects to Public
The southbound lane on the existing bridge is closed for the duration of the bridge construction on November 29, 2016. Traffic signals are installed at each end of the existing bridge to control traffic flow in the northbound lane. Wait time should be no greater than four minutes.
This project was awarded on May 27, 2016. Work began the week of November 28, 2016. Construction is expected to be complete by March 2018.
Documents and Updates
- March 2015 Environmental Assessment
|Project #||PRA-FOPU 10(3)|
|Project Name||Replacing Fort Pulaski Entrance Bridge|
|Location||Chatham County, Georgia|
Federal Highway Administration
Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia 20166