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Major Projects in Depth

Route 248/Railey Creek Bridge Replacement

Galena Area


Route 248 bridge over Railey Creek








Project Fact Sheet (Printable/PDF)

Bridge Map

Bridge Detour Map

Project Facts:

  • Replace deteriorating bridge over Railey Creek near Galena
  • Widen bridge to 30 feet

Traffic Impacts:

  • Route 248 CLOSED at Railey Creek during bridge project
  • Signed detour: Route 176, Route 160/13 and Route 248/265/413

Construction: 2019

Estimated total project cost: $1.2 million

Bridge Facts:

  • Built in 1923
  • Carries 1,086 vehicles a day
  • Old bridge 20 feet wide, 112 feet long
  • Route 248/Railey Creek bridge project and Route 76/Table Rock Lake bridge project at Cape Fair coordinated to avoid traffic impacts at both bridges at the same time

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