Genito Road Bridge Replacement
|Replacing aging bridge in 2016|
Project at a Glance
Est Completion Date
Lengths and Limits
Scott Fisher, P.E., Project Manager
The Genito Road bridge over Tomahawk Creek, built in 1939, has advanced corrosion and is in need of replacement. The proposed design will widen the existing 10 foot lanes to 11 feet and provide an additional four feet for bicycle accommodations, as the project is located on a United States Bicycle Route (USBR 1). The bridge will be 34 feet wide. The existing shoulder will be replaced with curb and gutter on the bridge approaches. The design will also shift the roadway slightly to the south to avoid the water line on the north side of the bridge.
To prevent the need for a temporary traffic signal and to accelerate construction, the bridge will be closed for up to four weeks during summer 2016. Drivers will use a two-mile detour during the closure. Electronic message signs will be placed in advance of the bridge to notify drivers of the closure.
A design public hearing was held October 16, 2013.
Public Hearing Brochure (pdf)