Repair work on the Chesapeake City Bridge MD route 213 will commence June 6, 2016.
Corcon Inc., an Ohio firm, has been awarded a $6.8-million contract to sandblast, repair and repaint pedestrian railings and replace safety fencing.
Work is expected to be completed by late October 2016.
A series of lane closures will be implemented on the two lane bridge that spans the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal at Chesapeake City. Motorists can avoid delay by following the Alternate Route Plan (see attached).
The Chesapeake City Bridge was built in 1948 connecting the two sides of the city. The main span is 540 feet long and the overall length of the bridge is 3,954 feet.
Release no. 16-009