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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 September 27, 2021 and October 26, 2021.

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 Trestle - A straddle platform and crane will remove the work trestle from Bent 55 through Bent 56 (i.e. approximately 775 to 825 feet from the shoreline). 
  • Bridge Construction has previously stopped at the south end allowing the north end to continue with bridge construction and tie into the south end.
  • Earthwork - Grading, paving, and stormwater drainage installation will take place from the south end of the bridge towards the roundabout intersection. Daytime single lane closures may be possible for this work.
North End

  • Work Trestle - A straddle platform and crane will remove the work trestle from Bent 73 through Bent 75 (i.e. approximately 1,125​ feet to 1,275​ feet from the shoreline). 
  • ​Bridge Piling - Concrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 65 to Bent 66 (i.e. approximately 950 feet to 975 feet from the shoreline). Pile driving can be expected to take place anytime between 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Sunday. 
  • Cap Concrete Placements - Concrete will be placed for Bridge Bent Cap 65 to Bent Cap 68 (i.e. approximately 950 feet to 1,025 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Girders – Girders will be set for Span 66 to Span 69 (i.e. approximately 975 feet to 1,125 feet from the shoreline).
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements – Concrete will be placed for Bridge Span 68 to Span 71 (i.e. approximately 1,025 feet to 1,175 feet from the shoreline). These are anticipated to take place at night and/or early morning.

Overall Estimated Timeline

  • Pile driving for the bridge is anticipated to be complete in fall 2021. 
  • Project completion is currently targeted for early 2022.


9/27/2021 9:38 AM