The new, grade-separated bridge will be an 800-foot long structure with architectural details that celebrate Mecca’s uniqueness. The Mecca seal will be displayed on the new bridge, and a unique design on the bridge retaining wall that backs up to the new sports complex celebrates Mecca’s community.
The bridge also includes a traffic lane in each direction, along with a barrier-separated bicycle and pedestrian lane, will provide a safe railroad crossing for automobiles, trucks, farm equipment, emergency vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists.
The project also includes three new intersections with traffic signals, and a 175-foot bridge over the existing irrigation channel.
What to Expect:
- Timeline: May 2020 through the end of March 2022.
- Work hours: Weekdays, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., occasional nighttime work.
- Expect construction traffic, normal noises associated with construction and loud noise during pile driving operations.
- Project Cost: $56 million.
Lincoln Road between Avenue 66 and Avenue 67, reopened to traffic in February 2022.
Hammond Road and SR-111 may be closed during nighttime work. Advance public notification will be provided at a future date.