US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

Repair work to St. Georges Bridge nears completion

Published Jan. 8, 2019
Work includes replacement of 45 floor beam covers, more than 7,000 bolts and rivets, and replacement of all deck joint strip seals. Work is expected to be completed around the end of January. St. Georges Bridge was constructed in 1941 and is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Contractors from Freyssinet, Inc work to replace deck joint strip seals at the St. Georges Bridge in Delaware. Work includes replacement of 45 floor beam covers, more than 7,000 bolts and rivets, and replacement of all deck joint strip seals. Work is expected to be completed around the end of January. St. Georges Bridge was constructed in 1941 and is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Contractors inspect ongoing repair work of floor beam covers at the St. Georges Bridge in Delaware. Work includes replacement of 45 floor beam covers, more than 7,000 bolts and rivets, and replacement of all deck joint strip seals. Work is expected to be completed around the end of January. St. Georges Bridge was constructed in 1941 and is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Contractors inspect ongoing repair work of floor beam covers at the St. Georges Bridge in Delaware. Work includes replacement of 45 floor beam covers, more than 7,000 bolts and rivets, and replacement of all deck joint strip seals. Work is expected to be completed around the end of January. St. Georges Bridge was constructed in 1941 and is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Freyssinet, Inc. continue to make repairs to the St. Georges Bridge. Work includes replacement of 45 floor beam covers and more than 7,000 bolts and rivets on the underside of the structure, and replacement of all deck joint strip seals. Work is expected to be completed around the end of January.

Motorists are advised to use the Senator William V. Roth, Jr. (SR-1) Bridge as a detour route. For up-to-date traffic information, please log onto Delaware Department of Transportation website at www.deldot.gov or tune to WTMC 1380 AM.


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Release no. 19-002