The City of Charleston has selected a contractor and begun work on the replacement of the Daniel Island Drive bridge over Beresford Creek. Work began on August 15th of 2023. The new bridge will consist of two travel lanes with a multi-use path along one side. The construction is expected to last for approximately 9 months. We will provide periodic updates and project photos during the course of the construction activities.
*Pile driving is continuing.
*Began forming pile caps.
*Performed Pile Driving Analysis (PDA) on test pile at Bent No. 3
*Removed final existing pile cap.
*Installed third section of trestle for crane.
*Demolition of the existing structure has begun.
*The bridge decks and pile caps have been removed.
*Removal of existing piles is ongoing.
*The contractor has constructed the temporary trestle for the crane to use.
*Detour routes established and signage in place.
*Cape Romain began mobilizing equipment to the bridge.
*Erosion control features installed.
*Demo work on the bridge has begun.
*Some piling (steel h-piles) has been delivered to site.