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Key Constructors repairs bridge ahead of schedule

HARRISON COUNTY — The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has completed all repairs to the U.S. 49 southbound bridge over Big Biloxi River near Wortham Road.

On Dec. 2, 2010, a car struck the steel pile near the median causing a crack in the concrete support cap.

MDOT awarded a $198,000 contract to Key Constructors of Madison to repair the bridge. The contractor placed four additional steel piles and supports in addition to encasing the damaged pile in steel and concrete.

The project was completed 23 days ahead of schedule.


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