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Planned Construction Activities

​​​​The following is a look ahead at planned construction activities on the N.C. 12 Rodanthe bridge between Dec. 20, 2019 and Jan. 26, 2020.

Please note that construction activities are dependent on equipment and weather and are subject to change.

See a map of where work is expected to take place​.

South End

  • Work TrestleSteel pipe pile installation will take place for Bridge Bent 24 to Bent 27 (i.e. approximately 1,400 feet to 1,320 feet from the shoreline). Track girders will be installed as individual steel pile clusters are installed. Pile driving can be expected to take place anytime between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday to Sunday. A straddle platform and crane will remove the work trestle from Bent 5 through Bent 9 (i.e. adjacent to Pappy Lane to the shoreline). 
  • Bridge PilingConcrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 17 to Bent 21 (i.e. 910 feet to 1,350 feet from the shoreline). Pile driving can be expected to take place anytime between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday to Sunday. 
  • Cap Concrete PlacementsConcrete will be placed for Bridge Bent Cap 15 to Bent Cap 18 (i.e. 650 feet to 1,100 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Girders Girders will be set for Span 13 to Span 16 (i.e. 600 feet to 1,000 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements – Concrete will be placed for Bridge Span 13 to Span 15 (i.e. 600 feet to 750 feet from the shoreline). Due to cooler daytime temperatures, these are not anticipated to take place at night. However, they may take place early in the morning. 
  • Earthwork – Grading, paving and stormwater drainage installation for a portion of the new roundabout intersection. A single lane closure can be anticipated for this work.

North End

  • Work Trestle Steel pipe pile installation will take place for Bridge Bent 90 to Bent 93 (i.e. approximately 205 feet into the water to on land approximately 65 feet from the north shoreline). Track girders will be installed as individual steel pile clusters are installed. Pile driving can be expected to take place anytime between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday to Sunday. Erection of straddle platforms and equipment will continue. 
  • Bridge Piling – Concrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 98 to Bent 100 (on land approximately 880 feet to 1,151 feet from the north shoreline). Pile driving can be expected to take place anytime between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. Monday to Sunday. 
  • Cap Concrete Placements – Concrete will be placed for Bridge Bent Cap 100 to Bent Cap 101 (i.e. 1,151 feet to 1,275 feet from the north shoreline).  
  • Girders – Cored slabs will be set for Span 102 (i.e. 1,340 feet from the north shoreline).  

Overall Estimated Timeline

  • Pile driving for the bridge is anticipated to be complete in the summer or fall of 2020. 
  • Project completion is currently targeted for mid-2021.  ​

12/19/2019 2:45 PM