Sunset Drive Bridge Replacement

Sunset Drive Bridge Road Closure Map

Description: This project is a full replacement of the bridge on Sunset Drive. The bridge is currently in poor condition and continues to deteriorate quickly.  Experts expect the replacement project to take between 45 and 60 days.

Latest Update: 09/04/2020 - Bridge has been demolished and pilings are being set. Road will continue to be closed throughout the duration of the project. 

Start Date: August 2020

Est. Completion Date: Work is expected to take between 45 and 60 days

Location: Sunset Drive east of the Life Center and west of Emerald Street

Project Cost: $857,894.82

Funding Source: City Local Improvement Fund 

Contractor: ET Simonds Construction, Carbondale, IL

Project Impact: During the construction of the new bridge, Sunset Drive will be closed to all traffic between Emerald Street and Parish Lane.