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Project Overview

​Rehabilitation of the Business Route 209/Main Street Bridge over Pocono Creek in Stroudsburg Borough, Monroe County.

Replace the bridge deck, mill and pave the bridge roadway approaches, and install new Americans with Disabilities Act compliant curb ramps.

Work on this project will be in accordance with Centers for Disease Control and state Department of Health guidance as well as a project-specific COVID-19 safety plan, which will include protocols for social distancing, use of face coverings, personal and job-site cleaning protocols, management of entries to the jobsite, and relevant training.

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Project Contact

Ronald J. Young, Jr., M.P.A.

610-871-4555 |

District Press Officer

Project Statistics

​Clearwater Construction, Inc. of Mercer, Pa., is the general contractor on the $863,146 project.     

The Main Street Bridge is a pre-stressed adjacent box beam bridge that was constructed in 1957. It is 151 feet long and 67 feet wide. This section of Main Street has an average daily traffic volume of 11,785 vehicles.

Detour Information

During construction a single 10-foot wide lane will remain open in each direction on Main Street (there may be limited times when only one direction at a time will be able to go through with flaggers controlling traffic). Motorists are urged to use caution driving through the area. 

Also, all pedestrian traffic will be restricted to the southern side of the bridge until the project is complete.