May 10, 2017 4:42 pm
Crews working on Jacksonville’s Main Street Bridge will begin a new work schedule, which includes weekend closures for the next four weeks. The bridge closures will follow the schedule below, for the next two weeks, to replace major mechanical components used to raise and lower the bridge.
Thursday, May 11 from 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Friday, May 12 at 6:30 p.m. to Sunday, May 14 at 6 a.m.
Sunday, May 14 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Monday, May 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Thursday, May 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Friday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. to Sunday, May 21 at 6 a.m.
Sunday, May 21 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Monday, May 22 from 6:30 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Both vehicular and pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the Acosta Bridge. Signs will direct traffic through the detour. Boaters will not be impacted by the closures.
The improvements to the Main Street Bridge include the replacement of several major mechanical components, replacement of the entire electrical control system, replacement of the traffic gates, sidewalk gates, lightning protection system, and closed-circuit television cameras that give operators live views of traffic conditions. The work will include new heating and air conditioning units, water and sanitary sewer lines, and floor tile for the control house.