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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.

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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.”