Five New Bridges

Construction is scheduled to begin before the end of the year on five new bridges in Highway District 12, one each in Martin, Letcher, and Lawrence counties, and two in Pike County.Martin County on County Road 1120 (Dans Branch Road/Willis Dials Road) over Pigeonroost Fork: Utility relocation for this project has been impacted by COVID-19, according to the contractor. Waterline relocation is projected to be finished by Tuesday, Sept. 29. AEP is on site clearing power lines, and AT&T relocation will follow AEP’s. The contractor intends to mobilize this week and begin placing fill material. Actual bridge construction will begin as soon as utility relocation is completed.Pike County on County Road 1801 at the junction of Ky. 1056 over Blackberry Creek (Old Blackberry School/Big Blue Springs): This project was originally scheduled to start in August.

Source: MG News

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