Sorrels Overpass Bridge Deck Rehabilitation

Below are details, resources and news about the rehabilitation of the Sorrels Overpass bridge over Interstate 70 in Boone County, west of Columbia. Traffic volume is up to 500 vehicles per day. The repairs are necessary due to deteriorating conditions and a recent traffic crash that damaged the bridge. 

Project Details

The contracted cost is $1,038,857.

Work Taking Place: 
BRIDGE REPLACEMENT. Due to an October, 2021 traffic crash, the bridge was deemed unfit for traffic. An emergency contract was awarded to replace the overpass.

Counties Impacted
Project Status
Route Impacted
Interstate 70

Project Milestones

Public Comment Period
May 4-21, 2021
Damage to Bridge
October 18, 2021

A traffic crash caused significant damage to the bridge. The overpass is currently closed, until new construction is complete. 

Emergency Contract Award
October 22, 2021

The contract for the project was awarded to Emery Sapp and Sons, which submitted the low bid of $1,038,857.

Demolition of Damaged Bridge
November 5-6, 2021
Construction of New Bridge Begins
January 17, 2022
Concrete Pouring on Deck of New Bridge
Week of April 4, 2022
Project Completion - Bridge Opened to Traffic
May 10, 2022

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