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Long X Bridge Construction Update

Long X Bridge Project Updates through 1/13/20

? Phase 1 dirt work has been completed, Phase 2 dirt work is approximately halfway completed and will resume in
March 2020 come the spring thaw.
? Drilled Shafts have been poured; Abutment 1 will be formed and poured over the drilled shafts in the spring.
? Road Widening and Shoofly where the Wildlife crossing is to be constructed have been paved; construction of the
Wildlife Crossing will also begin in March 2020.
? All structural H-Pile for the Long X Bridge have been driven/installed; H-Pile for support of the Wildlife crossing will
begin in March 2020.
? Long X Bridge span 5 girders have been set; span 4 girders have been stockpiled on site, spans 1-4 will be set in the
spring of 2020.
? Work for winter is slowing down and wrapping up for the season. Work will recommence approximately March 1,
2020, depending on temperatures and snowfall.
? The complete bridge deck will be poured after girders for spans 1-4 have been set in the spring of 2020.
? The Long X Bridge will be completed and open to traffic winter 2020.
? Existing bridge will be demolished prior to June 2021.

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