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Central Florida Roads

Florida Department of Transportation

Project Details
Work Type: Bridge Repair
Phase: Construction
Length: 0.056 miles
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Construction Cost: $3.9 Million
Project Start: Summer 2020
Est. Completion: Early 2021
About

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is making improvements to the moveable bridges that cross the Canaveral Barge Canal on North Courtenay Parkway in Merritt Island. There are two project numbers associated with these improvements. Project  Locally known as the Christa McAuliffe Drawbridge, this project will remove and replace the locking system from under the bridge decks and relocate them allowing future bridge work to take place without closures.  In addition to the bridge lock replacement, this project will perform routine maintenance under the bridge deck to replace and repair the current timber and lumber system of the bridge fenders, which help guide vessels under the bridge, and perform steel modifications for enhanced strengthening of the bridge pier support  system. There are two project numbers associated with these improvements 443269-1 & 443265-1.

Contact Information
Communications Team
Melanie Hand
(321) 634-6111
melanie.hand@dot.state.fl.us
Contractor
Seacoast Incorporated
(813) 925-3555
Lane Closures
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