Barker Avenue Bridge Superstructure Replacement

Tentative Start Date: May 2019
Tentative Completion Date: September 2019
Bid Opening: 1/18/2019 (IDOT Letting)
Project Manager: Bill Suchecki, RMPW Street Maintenance Superintendent
Contractor: Martam Construction, Inc.
Awarded Contract Amount: $613,256.50
Funding Sources: 80% State; 20% Local

Project Information

The work to be performed consists of removal of existing bridge superstructure, channel excavation and rip rap stabilization, placement of precast prestressed deck beams, concrete wearing surface, parapet walls, form liner abutment wall textured facing, approach pavement removal and replacement, guardrail replacement, and landscape restoration.

Construction Limits

Barker Avenue Bridge over Salt Creek

***Bridge Closure Required***

Posted Detour anticipated for 60 calendar days - Bridge reopening August 10.

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Weekly Project Updates

Update as 08/22/19: Roadway/Bridge re-opened to traffic on August 9, 2019.  Guardrail installation, sidewalk installation, and parkway restoration complete as of August 20, 2019.  Remaining work includes concrete staining of form liner walls and removal of deck scaffolding.  PLEASE BE ALERT AND OBEY TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES, SIGNAGE AND FLAGGERS.            

Construction Notifications