St. Georges Bridge To Close For Months Of Repairs Beginning Next Month

 

 

Over the weekend the Army Corps issued a reminder that the St. Georges Bridge will be closed for months of repair work.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, through January of 2019. The Army Corps and its contractor
will be completing repair work of steel beams necessitating the closure.

Motorists are advised to use the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. (SR-1) Bridge as a detour route.

The Army Corps awarded a $3.7 million contract to Freyssinet, Inc. in February 2018 for steel beam repairs. St. Georges Bridge was constructed in 1941.

For up-to-date traffic information, please log onto Delaware Department of Transportation website at www.deldot.gov or tune to WTMC 1380 AM.

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St. Georges – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced today that the St. Georges Bridge will be closed to all traffic from Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, through January of 2019, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  Spokesman Tim Boyle.

Boyle said The Army Corps and its contractor will be completing repair work of steel beams necessitating the closure.

The Army Corps awarded a $3.7 million contract to Freyssinet, Inc. in February 2018 for steel beam repairs. The St. Georges Bridge was constructed in 1941, added Boyle.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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