CONCORD, Mass. – Repair work on the Sagamore Bridge is nearing completion, well ahead of schedule, according to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District officials.
The contractor, R. Zoppo Corporation of Stoughton, Mass., is finalizing the installation of bridge joints and repairing damaged concrete along the sidewalk, for the third and final stage of repairs. As of April 30, 2018, the Sagamore Bridge work was 90 percent complete.
Barring unforeseen complications, the contractor will be off the bridge and have all four travel lanes open to traffic no later than Friday, May 4, 2018.
The Corps of Engineers thanks the traveling public for their understanding and patience during the execution of these necessary repair activities.
State and local police will be on duty at all times work is being performed to assist the motoring public.
This bridge work is critical to maintaining the structural integrity of the bridges, which are a vital component to the transportation system of Cape Cod, the Islands and southeastern Massachusetts.
Traffic signs, message boards and bridge work alert emails are used to help inform motorists about pending lane restrictions and bridge work. To sign up for bridge work alert emails send an email to CapeCodCanalBridges@usace.army.mil with the subject title “Bridge Work Alerts.” An email alert is sent when there is a major change to the bridge work status or schedule.
Additionally, updates are available from the Corps’ New England District via Facebook and Twitter: on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/CorpsNewEngland; on Twitter: http://twitter.com/CorpsNewEngland. Or visit the District website at http://www.nae.usace.army.mil.
Release no. 18-040