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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 Dec. 28, 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
    • Installation of the seawall cap and bridge abutments are complete.
    • Bridge deck is complete.
    • Barrier wall construction has begun.
    • Approach slabs are complete.
    • Final utility and roadway work has begun. Expected completion is by the end of January.
  • Harbor Passage West Bridge
    • Demolition of the bridge deck is complete.
    • Seawall installation is complete.
    • Bridge bents and seawall cap construction is complete.
    • Construction of the approach slabs is complete.
    • Final utility and roadway work has begun. Expected completion is by the end of January.
  • Island Way Bridges
    • Drilling of the shaft foundations has begun on the western bridge of Island Way.

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