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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 May 24, 2021 and June 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 - Steel pipe pile installation will take place for Bridge Bent 62 to Bent 66 (i.e. approximately 925 feet to 975 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. to 9 p.m.​ Monday to Sunday. A straddle platform and crane will remove the work trestle from Bent 50 through Bent 54 (i.e. approximately 950 feet to 750 feet from the shoreline). 
  • Bridge Piling - Concrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 58 to Bent 62 (i.e. approximately 825 feet to 925 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 56 to Bent Cap 61 (i.e. approximately 825 feet to 1,000 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Girders Girders will be set for Span 56 to Span 60 (i.e. approximately 825 feet to 975 feet​ from the shoreline).  
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements Concrete will be placed for Bridge Span 54 to Span 59 (i.e. approximately 750 feet to 900 feet ​from the shoreline). These are anticipated to take place at night and/or early morning.
North End

  • Work Trestle - Steel pipe pile installation will take place for Bridge Bent 71 to Bent 75 (i.e. approximately 1,175 feet to 1,275 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. to 9 p.m.​ Monday to Sunday. A straddle platform and crane will remove the work trestle from Bent 83 through Bent 87 (i.e. approximately 1,165​ feet to 625​ feet from the shoreline). 
  • ​Bridge Piling - Concrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 72 to Bent 76 (i.e. approximately 1,125 feet to 1,275 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 74 to Bent Cap 78 (i.e. approximately 1,025 feet to 1,225 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Girders – Girders will be set for Span 77 to Span 81 (i.e. approximately 1,200 feet to 1,440 feet into from the shoreline).
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements – Concrete will be placed for Bridge Span 79 to Span 82 (i.e. approximately 975 feet to 1,300 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 summer 2021. 
  • Project completion is currently targeted for late 2021 or early 2022.


5/24/2021 10:06 AM