King of Prussia, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has reopened the bridge carrying Stonybrook Road over Jericho Creek in Upper Makefield Township and the bridge carrying South Sugan Road over Aquetong Creek in New Hope Borough, Bucks County following the completion of two rehabilitation projects.
PennDOT’s contractor rehabilitated the structure over Jericho Creek by adding concrete overlay to the bridge deck; performing concrete substructure repairs; replacing and resealing the bridge deck joints; installing scour rock protection; and milling and paving the roadway.
Built in 1973, the single-span bridge is 58 feet long and 48 feet wide. It carries an average of 738 vehicles a day.
PennDOT’s contractor rehabilitated the structure over Aquetong Creek by adding concrete overlay to the bridge deck; performing concrete substructure repairs; replacing and resealing the bridge deck joints; installing scour rock protection; and milling and paving the roadway.
Built in 1973, the single-span bridge is 49 feet long and 38 feet wide. It carries an average of 813 vehicles a day.
These structures are two of eight bridges in Bucks, Chester, and Montgomery counties that PennDOT is repairing under a $4,475,284 project financed with 100 percent state funds.
The other structures included in this bridge rehabilitation project include:
- Big Oak Road over Interstate 295 in Middletown Township, Bucks County;
- Route 252 (Bear Hill Road) over Norfolk Southern Railroad in Tredyffrin Township, Chester County;
- Route 563 (Mountain View Road) over Saw Mill Road in Haycock Township, Bucks County;
- Cat Hill Road over Perkiomen Creek in West Rockhill Township, Bucks County;
- Park Road over U.S. 1 in West Nottingham Township, Chester County; and
- Morris Road over SEPTA in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County.
Road-Con, Inc. of West Chester, Chester County, is the general contractor on the bridge improvement project. Work on the entire project is expected to be completed in late 2020.
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