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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 January 26, 2021 and February 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 TrestleSteel pipe pile installation will take place for Bridge Bent 51 to Bent 54 (i.e. approximately 775 to 750 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 39 through Bent 42 (i.e. approximately 1,200 feet to 1,375 feet from the shoreline). 
  • Bridge PilingConcrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 49 to Bent 53 (i.e. 1,050 feet to 775 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 47 to Bent Cap 51 (i.e. approximately 1,025 to 775 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Girders Girders will be set for Span 46 to Span 50 (approximately 975 to 950 feet from the shoreline).  
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements – Concrete will be placed for Bridge Span 43 to Span 47 (i.e. 1,325 feet to 1,025 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 81 to Bent 84 (i.e. approximately 1,440 feet to 1,300 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 94 through Bent 97 (i.e. on land approximately 325 to 725​ feet from the north shoreline). 
  • Bridge Piling – Concrete cylinder piles will be driven for Bridge Bent 82 to Bent 85 (i.e. approximately 1,300 feet to 900 feet into the water 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 84 to Bent Cap 87 (i.e. approximately 1,030 to 625 feet into the water from the north shoreline).  
  • Girders – Girders will be set for Span 85 to Span 88 (i.e. approximately 1,030 feet to 500 feet into the water from the north shoreline).
  • Bridge Deck Concrete Placements - Concrete will be placed for Bridge Span 87 to Span 90 (i.e. approximately 750 feet to 215 feet into the water from the north 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 the spring or summer of 2021. 
  • Project completion is currently targeted for late 2021.  ​

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