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FUTURE PROJECTS

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Projects in Design

The following projects are anticipated to be under construction once designs are completed in the next several years.

Year 2015

Redfoot Road Bridge - (County Bridge 1416) - This project is being designed in-house. The project was awarded to Shingledecker's Welding.  Project is anticipated to start construction on May 26, 2015, with a completion in October, 2015.

Race Street Bridge - (County Bridge 802) - The existing bridge was built in 1921. The firm of MS Consultants is the design consultant. Final design is complete and the specification package is being prepared for project letting. The project required right-of-way plan revisions, and the bridge is now projected for a late 2015 construction letting.

Walnut Street Bridge - (County Bridge 1704) - This project is being designed in-house. The project is in final design.  Right of way acquisition is complete. The project is anticipated to be let in the fall of 2015 for construction in 2016.

Year 2016 and beyond

Oak Hill Road Bridge - (County Bridge 2809) - SAI is the design consultant.  The project advanced to final design stage in June, 2014. Right of way acquisition is complete. The project is anticipated for a March 2016 letting with construction in 2016

Ohl Street Bridge - (County Bridge 803) - The existing bridge was built in 1909 and is currently closed. The firm of HDR has been selected for the design of this project. The preliminary design is progressing. Comments on the Rehabilitation Feasibility Study were received by 12/28/2012.  A supplement to the rehabilitation feasibility report considering a hybrid structure is under preparation for submission to the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

Mill Road Bridge - (County Bridge 1015) - This project consists of replacement of an 1885 era structure that currently carries a 4 ton weight restriction. The firm of SAI has been selected for design of this project. The preliminary design is progressing. The Rehabilitation Feasibility Study was submitted to FHWA on May 19, 2014. Comments from the review are being addressed.

Kelly Road Bridge - (County Bridge 2304) - This structure is closed and the parallel bridge is posted for a 27-ton weight restriction, and is the only access to the Shenango Dam and recreation area. The firm of Gannett Fleming has been selected for design of the project. Preliminary design is progressing. The mitigation and draft MOA for the adverse effect to this historic structure is being coordinated with FHWA.

Parker Road Bridge - (County Bridge 2116) - LR Kimball is the design consultant.  The project is in preliminary design, and environmental documentation is progressing.

Other Projects

Bridge Closure and Removal Study Mercer County undertook a study to identify operationally redundant bridges that may be candidates for closure and removal.  This study will help identify how best to direct limited resources.  The study was completed in January, 2015. See the detail links on our home page. Since completion of the study, two bridges were transferred to township ownership and one is undergoing abandonment proceedings

Campground Road Bridge - (County Bridge 2810) - This structure is being designed in-house. The project bids are due June 5, 2015. Construction is scheduled for late 2015 with completion in early 2016.

Elliott Road Bridge - (County Bridge 2706) - This structure is a bridge preservation project consisting of a deck and barrier replacement. This project was awarded to Shingledecker's Welding and it is currently under construction.

Daugherty Road Bridge - (County Bridge 2716) - This is a bridge preservation project consisting of a deck and barrier replacement. Construction is anticipated in 2016.

Tower Road Bridge - (County Bridge 125) - This is a bridge replacement project. Design is underway with construction anticipated in 2017.

Last updated 06/04/2015

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