Fort Pulaski National Monument/Bridge
to Cockspur Island

Replacing Fort Pulaski Entrance Bridge

This section will be updated on a weekly basis.

Construction Updates

Work for April 14, through April 28, 2018

  • Installing handrails
  • Continuing demolition of old bridge
  • Excavating embankment
  • Performing clean-up on new bridge

Further Details


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 new bridge is now opened to one lane operation. Traffic signals are installed at each end of the project to control traffic flow. Wait time should be no greater than four minutes.

Design/Construction Schedule

This project was awarded on May 27, 2016. Work began the week of November 28, 2016. Construction is expected to be completed in May 2018.

Project Photo

Project Photo

Location Map:

Location Map

Location Map

Documents and Updates

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Project Details
Project # PRA-FOPU 10(3)
Project Name Replacing Fort Pulaski Entrance Bridge
Location Chatham County, Georgia
Status Under Construction

Contact Information

Federal Highway Administration
Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia 20166
(703) 404-6201