August 07, 2017
Construction for the Old Mercer Road (Route 1005) bridge, which spans Little Neshannock Creek in Wilmington Township, Lawrence County has been postponed. It was previously scheduled to begin during the week of August 14.
Construction is now expected to begin during the week of August 21 and be complete in early November. During this time, drivers will be directed to follow a detour along During construction, drivers will be directed to follow a detour along Route 956 and Route 208 (James Street).
In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may change.
This bridge is referred to as JV-473 and is one out of the 558 bridges being replaced under the Rapid Bridge Replacement Project. JV references the joint-venture partnership between Walsh/Granite, which is leading construction for the entire project.