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Bridge rehabilitation project to start this summer

City leaders approved a contract for major repairs and rehabilitation work on 17 bridge locations across the city.


The new bridges will span the upcoming Panther Island bypass channel.

Photo by the City of Fort Worth

Consider it the season for TLC — more than a dozen bridges across the city will get major repairs and rehabilitation starting this summer.

After months of evaluating bids, city leaders approved a contract this week with Balch Springs contractor Gibson & Associate Inc. for nearly $943,000. The funds will go toward the repairs of 17 projects with a proposed completion time of about seven months.

Explore the bridge locations + the improvements using the interactive map below.

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Here’s a look at what the projects will entail:

  • Vertical and overhead concrete structural repair
  • Concrete beam repair
  • Metal toe rail installation
  • Bridge slab replacement
  • Expansion joint replacement
  • Metal beam guard fence repair
  • Guardrail replacement

Chief Communications Officer Reyne Telles said, “It is important to maintain and improve the City’s infrastructure, and consideration of the 2023 bridge rehabilitation contract will be a crucial step in ensuring the safety and efficiency of Fort Worth’s bridges.”