PLACERVILLE, CALIF. (InEDC) August 2, 2023 6:38 am
On canyon ridges over the South Fork of the American River north of Placerville construction of the new bridge to Mosquito continues.
Workers with Shimmick Construction are finishing drilling on the south side of the project to build an abutment wall. On the north side final touches are being made on an abutment wall. The abutment walls will be used to connect the bridge to both sides of the canyon.
Construction crews have to drill 80 feet deep into the ground to establish the abutment stem.
Realignment of Mosquito Road on the north side of the canyon that will allow drivers to access the bridge is also under way…