What's going on? Finishing touches done at new bridge in Hannibal

Bridge touchup
Members of the Hannibal Street Department were spreading asphalt on the shoulder of the new Warren Barrett bridge Monday morning. The new span is due to open Tuesday morning.
Danny Henley, Courier-Post Reporter
Posted: Apr. 24, 2017 2:02 pm

In advance of Tuesday’s scheduled opening of the new Warren Barrett bridge in Hannibal, Street Department personnel were on hand to perform some final tasks on Monday morning.

A small amount of asphalt was hauled in to use as fill in low areas on the shoulders at the east and west ends of the structure.

After the asphalting was completed the Street Department workers planned to break out the striping machine in order to mark the bridge.

Work at the site by the project’s contractor, Bleigh Construction, essentially wrapped up last week. The bridge finished 41 days ahead of schedule.

A ribbon cutting is scheduled at 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 25.

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