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Expect construction near the Sylvester Road Bridge on Wednesday

Expect construction near the Sylvester Road Bridge on Wednesday

On Wednesday, May 7, there will be overlay construction activities on Sylvester Road SW from just south of the bridge to the 17200 block of Sylvester Rd SW. The entire stretch is approximately half a mike... [Read more]

PHOTO: What the Sylvester Road Bridge Looked Like a Year Ago

PHOTO: What the Sylvester Road Bridge Looked Like a Year Ago

BTB Contributor Brett Fish shared this photo and note about the Sylvester Road Bridge: “It’s hard to believe that just one year ago Friday (Feb. 22) what we now take for granted looked like... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Final Phase of Construction Underway at Sylvester Road Bridge

PHOTOS: Final Phase of Construction Underway at Sylvester Road Bridge

Story & Photos by Brett Fish Expect flaggers, one lane restrictions and travel delays up to 10 minutes crossing the Sylvester Bridge. Patience required. The final phase of the construction is being... [Read more]

LOST: White Springer Spaniel Dog, Last Seen Near Sylvester Road Bridge

LOST: White Springer Spaniel Dog, Last Seen Near Sylvester Road Bridge

BTB Reader Cindy Oliver emailed us about her neighbor’s lost dog – a female white Springer Spaniel, last seen near the Sylvester Road Bridge around 11:30 a.m. Monday morning (May 28). “You... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Update – The Final Phase

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Update – The Final Phase

Photos & Story by Brett Fish Momentary lane closures and traffic control in both directions should be expected for about three more weeks, as the final phase of the Sylvester Road Bridge construction... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Painting is Underway

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Painting is Underway

Photos & Story by Brett Fish Final details of the Sylvester Bridge construction are being completed this week – the attenuator “crash barriers” have been installed, traffic and fog lines... [Read more]

BREAKING: Sylvester Road Bridge is Now Open to Traffic!

BREAKING: Sylvester Road Bridge is Now Open to Traffic!

Click image to see larger version. Photo by Brett Fish. We just got word from our friend Brett Fish that, as of 3 p.m. Thursday (March 29) – Sylvester Road Bridge is now open to traffic! Brett adds: “Bridge... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Paving the Way’ on Sylvester Road Bridge, which could open this week

PHOTOS: ‘Paving the Way’ on Sylvester Road Bridge, which could open this week

Photos & Story by Brett Fish Sidewalk and Paving on the Sylvester Road Bridge Construction finally gets a weather break! Wet winter weather has been an issue throughout the construction and completion... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘A Tale of Two Towers’ at Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

PHOTOS: ‘A Tale of Two Towers’ at Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

Story & Photos by Brett Fish The Tale of Two Towers: In spite of several mornings enduring freezing temperatures, measurable snow and flakes the size of silver dollars, absolutely drenching rain and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Construction in Home Stretch

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Construction in Home Stretch

Story & Photos by Brett Fish We’re really in the home stretch now completing the bridge! Friday, the approach slabs at both ends were poured, the giant support towers are being moved out from... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge pipes, barrier, sidewalks installed

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge pipes, barrier, sidewalks installed

Story & Photos by Brett Fish While a completion date on the Sylvester Bridge (number 1052A) is still unclear, the push is on to get it completed soon. Main water pipe installation, communications infrastructure,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Construction Update

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Construction Update

Story & Photos by Brett Fish Construction on the Sylvester Road Bridge continues to move along; below are some photos and updates (click images to see larger versions):The Bridge End Diaphragms have... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Grout’ Big Milestone Reached In Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

PHOTOS: ‘Grout’ Big Milestone Reached In Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

Story & Photos by Brett Fish A big milestone was reached injecting the grout into the tendons of the bridge spans of the new Sylvester Road Bridge construction. Next, the “end diaphrams”... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Update; Deck To Be Poured Wednesday

PHOTOS: Sylvester Road Bridge Update; Deck To Be Poured Wednesday

BTB Contributor Brett Fish has been closely monitoring and photographing the ongoing construction at Sylvester Road Bridge, and he reports that a deck pour is scheduled for Wednesday (Dec. 21) at 7:30... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Wing Walls Installed At Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

PHOTOS: Wing Walls Installed At Sylvester Road Bridge Construction

Courtesy Brett Fish comes some new photos of Sylvester Bridge Construction, specifically on the installation of wing walls on Friday, Dec. 9th (click images to see larger version): Carpenters construct... [Read more]