A pre-cast bridge and stabilized bank should provide safe access to national forest lands for many years to come.
Little Springs Road Bridge Replacement
Homochitto National Forest · Mississippi · Franklin County
The wilds of the Homochitto National Forest move in quickly to cover the dirt and mud of the job site.
As State Aid engineer for Franklin County, WGK, Inc. was tasked with the design and construction administration of this Local System Bridge Program project to replace a very old, failing timber bridge on Little Springs Road, a gravel road that runs deep into the Homochitto National Forest in the southeast portion of the county. The timber bridge, which was being eroded by the tributary it crossed, was removed and replaced with a 150-foot precast concrete bridge.
- Clearing and removal of existing timber bridge.
- Installation of 150-foot precast concrete bridge.
- Installation of 387 tons of riprap and geotextile matting.
- Total Project Cost: $350,500