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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 July 24, 2020 and August 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 40 to Bent 44 (i.e. approximately 1,125 feet to 1,200 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 28 through Bent 32 (i.e. approximately 1,350 feet to 1,375 feet from the shoreline). 
  • Bridge PilingConcrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 37 to Bent 40 (i.e. 1,175 feet to 1,125 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 36 to Bent Cap 39 (i.e. 1,215 feet to 1,125 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Girders Girders will be set for Span 34 to Span 37 (i.e. 1,300 feet to 1,175 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements – Concrete will be placed for Bridge Span 33 to Span 36 (i.e. 1,390 feet to 1,300 feet from the shoreline). These are anticipated to take place at night and/or early morning.

North End

  • Work Trestle  Steel pipe installation will take place for Bridge Bent 87 to Bent 89 (i.e. approximately 625 feet to 350 feet into the water 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. A straddle platform and crane will remove the work trestle from Bent 101 through Bent 103 (i.e. on land approximately 1,200 feet from the north shoreline). 
  • Bridge Piling – Concrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 92 to Bent 96 (i.e. on land approximately 50 feet to 600 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 94 to Bent Cap 96 (i.e. approximately 375 feet to 600 feet from the north shoreline).  
  • Girders – Girders are not anticpated to be set.
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements - Concrete for bridge decks is not anticipated.  

Overall Estimated Timeline

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

7/23/2020 1:36 PM