Bridge Closing Info Session 5-2014

A packed conference room attended the Civic Association Public Information Session on the Flagler [North] Bridge Closing.  Town of Palm Beach Manager Peter Elwell and his senior staff from Police, Fire-Rescue, and Public Works presented the Town's "Action Plan."

Florida Department of Transportation was represented by Geoffrey Parker from New Millenium Engineering and the public information officer Tish Burgher.  They presented the engineering details and schedule of the old bridge closing, reopening, and "Plan B" if the old bridge span fails during construction of the new bridge.  Plan B includes a temporary span that would be built on the old bridge.

Click to Download the Town of Palm Beach Action Plan (PDF)

See the Video Below [1 hr. 4 min.]

Congestion certain when bridge closes, officials say
But town officials confident in their plan to reduce impact, protect lives
Read More (Palm Beach Daily News)