Workers smooth out concrete as a drainage pipe and ditch are constructed.
McBride Road and Bridge Reconstruction
Mississippi · Jefferson County
A layer of liquid asphalt is applied to the gravel base of McBride Road.
Rip rap controls erosion around the pilings for the new McBride Road Bridge.
A poured-in-place concrete box culvert is built to cross one of the two streams on McBride Road.
The McBride Road Reconstruction and Bridge Replacement project in Jefferson County is part of the county’s Comprehensive Four-Year Road and Bridge Plan, a plan designed to replace a substantial number of antiquated timber bridges around the county. To replace two such bridges on McBride Road, WGK, Inc., oversaw a project to install a 14-foot by 10-foot box culvert at one water crossing and a 180-foot prestressed concrete beam bridge at the other. The road itself was likewise improved by a 0.7-mile grade/drain/base/pave project.
- Complete erosion control involving 15 tons of agricultural limestone, 15 tons of mulch, 823 linear feet of silt fencing and 1,473 tons of loose riprap.
- Application of 32,500 cubic yards of unclassified, borrow, excess, channel and granular excavation and material.
- Application of 11,600 gallons of prime coat and polymerized-emulsified asphalt.
- Installation of 51,400 pounds of reinforcing steel.
- Installation of 1,755 linear feet of prestressed concrete piling and 895 linear feet of prestressed beams.
- Addition of 34,450 pounds of reinforcement.
- Total Project Cost: $1.13 million.