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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 Nov. 7, 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
    • Seawall installation is complete.
    • Bridge bents and cap are complete.
    • Bridge deck is complete.
    • Approach slabs are complete.
    • Barrier wall construction is complete.
  • Harbor Passage West Bridge
    • Seawall installation is complete.
    • Bridge bents and cap are complete.
    • Bridge deck is complete.
  • Island Way Bridges
    • Northbound Island Way is complete.
    • Drilled shaft lengths for the southbound bridge have been determined.
    • Demolition of the southbound bridge has begun.
    • Expect an increase in construction activity at this location once the Harbor Passage bridges are substantially complete.

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