Anna Maria Island Bridge Rehab Meeting

Public Meeting: Thursday, January 17, 2008, 5 – 7pm

Saint Bernard Catholic Church, 2484 S Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach

Florida Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting before construction begins on the Anna Maria Island Bridge Rehab project.

The meeting is to give residents, business owners, etc., a chance to see what construction activities are planned, meet construction staff, and obtain more information on the project and any potential impacts. A slide presentation will be given, handouts made available, and interested parties can ad their name to the project-specific database.

Project Location

Anna Maria Island Bridge on State Road 64, Manatee Avenue West, over Sarasota Bay

Project Description

Work includes:

  • Repair of concrete deck, railing, beams, piers, piles,seawalls, and bascule span counterweights including removal of PCB contaminated pier concrete.
  • Resurfacing of deteriorated deck concrete
  • Repair of bascule span steel including strengthening and replacement of main load carrying members, steel deck, sidewalk, and railings.
  • Re-balancing span
  • Cleaning and painting steel including lead abatement
  • Renovation of concrete tender house
  • Reconditioning of the drive machinery including replacement of machinery frame and components
  • Replacement of span locks
  • Replacement of entire electrical power and control system

Contractor: Quinn construction Inc

Construction Management: PB Americas Inc

Cost: $9,140,000.00

Commencement: Feb 2008

Bridge Closure: Sep 29 for 45 days maximum

Public Information Officer: Audrey Clarke clarkeau@pbworld.com

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