Town of Erie News & Announcements
Erie Parkway Bridge Ribbon Cutting

Postponed to Monday, Nov. 4
Celebrate With Us - Ribbon Cutting

The Erie Parkway Bridge has been accessible for some time, but now that the heavy lifting is done it is time to celebrate the success of this iconic endeavor. The success of the design was made possible through close collaboration between Town departments, and support from the community.

"We are proud of the design of this iconic landmark for the Town of Erie, and we are excited about how it will serve the community as well as being a beautiful structure. The bridge will serve as a landmark for the Town for years to come," said Mayor Jennifer Carroll.

Join us for light refreshments and to recognize the accomplishments. Most importantly, join us to witness this momentous occasion of Town history. 

When: Monday, October 28, at 2 p.mMonday, November  4, at 2 p.m.
Where: The path underneath the bridge

Bridge Facts:

  • Construction broke ground on January 7, 2019
  • Ten months later, the 87-foot wide by 270-foot long bridge connected the east and west sides of the Town
  • The Town received 13 bids for the bridge project in October of 2018. The bids ranged from 5.1 to 8.7 million. The engineers estimate was 8.5 million. The Town awarded the construction contract to SEMA Construction for 5.1 million.
  • The Erie Parkway Bridge currently serves 12,000 cars a day and is anticipated to serve as many as 25,000 vehicles a day by 2040
  • The Bridge project also connects the popular Coal Creek trail to Erie Parkway and the Colliers Hill trail

For more information please contact the Engineering Division at 303-926-2875.

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