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Four Bridges on Island Way to be Replaced

Four bridges on Island Estates have experienced significant deterioration and were scheduled for replacement. Two bridges are on Island Way (between Skiff Point and Palm Island SE), and two are on Harbor Passage (from Island Way to Snug Island and also Harbor Island).

Minor repairs were made to five additional bridges. Island Way residents can expect traffic to be maintained during this process. Project costs are $3.6 million. Construction began in 2015 and is expected to last through April 2017.

Construction Update as of July 6, 2016:

Work on the Island Estates Bridge reconstruction project is spread between two locations. Both locations (Harbor Passage and Island Way) are within the time frame established by the Engineer of Record and the schedule provided by the contractor.

  • Harbor Passage East Bridge
  • Phase 1 is complete.
  • Phase 2 has begun. Expect drilled shaft foundations to be complete and seawall installation to begin with the coming month.
  • Harbor Passage West Bridge
  • Phase 1 is complete.
  • Phase 2 has begun. Expect demolition and installation of the drilled shaft foundations within the coming month.
  • Island Way Bridges
  • Installation of the drilled shafts is complete.
  • Water main offsets are complete.
  • Seawall installation is complete.
  • Expect forming and pouring of the bridge cap and deck in the coming month.

For questions about this or other construction projects in the city of Clearwater, contact the Engineering Department at (727) 562-4750.