Press Release Concerning PennDOT's Rebuilding of the Bridge on Log Tavern Road
Update:On 11/14/16, Dingman Township recieved a notice that the construction will be delayed until March 2017.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2016
Construction to Begin on
Pike County Bridge to be replaced as Part of Public-Private Partnership
Construction is expected to start October 17 and be complete in late January 2017. During this time, alternating bi-directional traffic will be controlled by traffic signals.
In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may change.
This bridge is referred to as JV-143 out of the 558 bridges being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. JV references the joint-venture partnership between Walsh/Granite, which is leading construction for the entire project.
The Rapid Bridge Replacement Project is a public-private partnership (P3) between PennDOT and Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP), under which PWKP will finance, design, replace, and maintain the bridges for 25 years. The P3 approach will allow PennDOT to replace the bridges more quickly while achieving significant savings and minimizing impact on motorists.
To see the bridges included
in the statewide initiative and to learn more about the Rapid Bridge Replacement
Project and P3 in
Media contact: Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners: McKenzi Loid, 412-475-5164.