|Published: 9:59 AM, 04/18/2013
||Last updated: 9:59 AM, 04/18/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Charles Blalock & Sons was awarded a contract
for the Walters bridge over the French Broad River, in Cocke and Jefferson
Counties, the Tennessee Department of Transportation announced Wednesday, April
The concrete bulb-tee bridge on Highway 25E project will
include grading, drainage, construction of a retaining wall, and paving, TDOT
Balock & Sons bid $12,894,312.64 for the project.
The contractor is expected to lay out his plans and
schedule for the project at a pre-construction conference yet to be held,
according to TDOT spokesman Mark Nagi.
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