April 04, 2017
Construction for the US 209 (Mauch Chunk Street) bridge, which spans Beaver Run in Mahoning Township, Carbon County has been postponed. It was previously scheduled to begin during the week of April 3.
Construction is now expected to begin during the week of April 24 and be complete in late September. During this time, one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained.
In the event of unfavorable weather or unforeseen activities, this schedule may change.
This bridge is referred to as JV-173 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.
Media contact: Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners: Rory McGlasson, 484-408-0284.