RALEIGH - Work gets under way
on Monday, May 13, on an N.C. Department of
Transportation project to replace three bridges just 2/10ths of a mile
apart over Beaver Dam Creek on Brassfield Road, southeast of Creedmoor in
Granville County. Fred Smith Co. of Raleigh was awarded the $1.1million
contract as the low bidder.
The initial bridge of the group was built in 1950, while the other two
were constructed in 1964. They are each concrete-surfaced structures on timber
pilings. The original bridge is just 36-feet long, while the other two are each
half that length.
The new bridges should be open to traffic by Nov. 8.
The work means there will be a signed detour in place, using Pope Road,
Horseshoe Road and Lawrence Road to get around the closures.
motorists to watch signs for construction information, stay alert and obey the
posted speed limit.
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