Replacing a section of railing on the County Road 4 bridge near Double Springs is some of the last work that must be done before the bridge reopens later this month.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - After an extended closure, the bridge on County Road 4 will be reopened later this month, after extensive repairs to the pilings or foundational supports underneath the bridge that were becoming worn and had posed safety concerns.
Winston County Commissioner David Cummings, left, and Road Engineer James Glasgow monitor the work of county road crews in digging out the base failures of County Road 11.
WINSTON COUNTY - Motorists are already seeing Winston County’s third round of Rebuild Alabama proceeds being used toward road improvements, with a project started this past week to remedy deterioration on County Road 11.
Most bridges on Highway 278 were built in 1958 when the road itself was built, unlike this bridge built two years later. It crosses Sipsey Fork in Lakeshore. Shown on the bridge is a “snooper” truck with inspectors.
WINSTON COUNTY - Did you think about that bridge you crossed today? Have you ever thought of what goes into keeping the bridge up?