Contractors continue to work on the St. Georges Bridge. Workers from Freyssinet, Inc work to replace deck joint strip seals at the St. Georges Bridge in Delaware. Work includes the replacement of 45 floor beam covers, more than 7,000 bolts and rivets.
Work is expected to be completed around the end of January. St. Georges.
St. Georges Bridge was constructed in 1941 and is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District sent out its final reminder regarding Monday’s closure of the St. Georges Bridge.
“PHILADELPHIA, PA. (August 10, 2018) – 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.”