Description: This project consists of the replacement of the bridge carrying County Route 479/Belmont Road over Shoal Creek, 6.7 miles south of Winterville in Clarke County. The existing bridge was constructed in 1968 and consists of 3 spans of steel beams on concrete caps with steel piles that have concrete encasements.
Project Goals & Objectives: The new bridge will be replaced on the existing alignment and will require a 3.1 mile offsite detour for approximately 9-12 months during construction.
Funding Source: Capital Project Funds will be used for 1/2 of the Right of Way Acquisition. GDOT will pay the remaining 1/2 and the cost of construction.
- Right of Way Acquisition & Negotiation: began May 2021, expected completion March 2022
- Final Design and Final Field Plans Review: October 2022
- Letting to Bid & Award: July 2023
- Construction: August 2023 - February 2024
GDOT Project Website: https://cr-479-belmont-rd-bridge-replacement-0015645-gdot.hub.arcgis.com/
Questions or Concerns (GDOT): Yezenia Ortiz, 772-215-2579, Yortiz@dog.ga.gov