Route 96 Bridge Over Spring River Overflow in Carthage OPEN to Traffic

Route 96 Bridge Over Spring River Overflow in Carthage OPEN to Traffic
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Route 96 Bridge Over Spring River Overflow in Carthage OPEN to Traffic

Where: Missouri Route 96 bridge over the Spring River Overflow in Carthage

What: Missouri Route 96 bridge over Spring River Overflow is OPEN to traffic after contractor crews completed replacement of the old bridge

Project details:

The Route 96 bridge over the BNSF railroad tracks remains CLOSED (since September 2016) while work to replace that bridge continues. Demolition of both bridges began in late February Overflow bridge was replaced with 12-foot driving lanes and 10-foot shoulders Bridge over the railroad will be widened to include 12-foot driving lanes, six-foot shoulders and a five-foot wide protected pedestrian walkway Total cost to replace both bridges: $6.2 million Prime contractor: Clarkson Construction Co., Kansas City Completion date: October 15, 2017 (both bridges open to traffic no later than September 15)