9/12/18: Construction is nearly complete. Strawtown Ave. is still closed between Prairie Baptist Rd. and Cyntheanne Rd.. Due to weather delays, Strawtown Ave. is now anticipated to open on or before Friday September 21st.
Bridge 124 carries Strawtown Ave. over Dyers Creek (between Prairie Baptist Rd. and Cyntheanne Rd.)
Reason for Project
The existing structure is in poor condition. The substructure is showing signs of rot and deterioration that warrant full replacement.
Bridge Replacement. The existing timber structure will be replaced with a spread box beam superstructure on spill through end bents. The profile will be raised slightly to accommodate the deeper superstructure. The bridge will be lengthened to lower the backwater elevation at this location. The bridge will be designed to accommodate 2-12’ lanes with 4’ shoulders on both sides. The existing horizontal curves will be designed to impact as little right-of-way as possible, but to also improve safely along these curves.
Design Firm: Stephen J. Christian & Assoc.
Inspection Firm:Hamilton County Highway Department
Contractor: HIS Constructors
Construction Start Date: May 2018
Construction Completion: September 2018
Construction Cost: $881,200
Funding Design and construction costs will be funded locally.