CONCORD, Mass. --
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District announced today that repair work on the Bourne Bridge is complete and all lanes on the bridge are expected to be open for travel by 3 p.m. this afternoon.
USACE conducted quality assurance inspections on the Bourne Bridge this morning and following the positive results, the project contractor is now in the process of removing the traffic control devices and opening all travel lanes to traffic.
USACE’s construction contractor for this project, R. Zoppo Corporation of Stoughton, Massachusetts, started the project May 1, 2021, and completed the critical maintenance work two weeks ahead of schedule by working in phases utilizing multiple shifts.
The work was critical to maintaining the structural integrity of the Bourne Bridge, a vital component to the transportation system of Cape Cod, the Islands and southeastern Massachusetts. Work included steel repairs to base structures of light posts, installation of repaired light posts, repairs to the bridge fence, repairs to light brackets, and replacement of conduits, cables and light fixtures.
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Release no. 21-023