of the four nights scheduled for overnight Heide Trask Drawbridge closures went
overnight closures began Sunday, Feb. 23 and lasted through Wednesday, Feb. 26.
The contractor, American Bridge Company, was rained out Wednesday, Feb. 26
through Thursday, Feb. 27.
contractor was able to complete installing the temporary span locks and began
demolition of existing span locks. Also, 90 percent of the repair and touch-up
painting was completed.
emergency openings were required during the overnight closures. As of January
2014, 95 percent of the work was completed. About 97 percent is expected to be
completed by the end of February 2014, with the scheduled date of completion
expected March 31.
next couple of weeks, most bridge openings will be closer to 15 minutes long,
compared to the typical eight minute opening.
overnight closures are scheduled to occur from Sunday, March 2 through
Wednesday, March 5, from 11:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.