Signage will mark the end of the construction project shortly.
The Geyer Road bridge project in Frontenac, which launched August 20 between Huntleigh Manor and High Meadow Road will re-open soon. Construction workers have been pouring cross walks and doing other aspects of the project. Look for signage along Clayton Road and Manchester Road marking the end of the construction phase. Weather has cooperated and the road will re-open to local traffic shortly.
City obtained a federal grant to pay for a portion of the project.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
Information was provided by Bob Shelton, city administrator for the City of Frontenac. The Geyer Road bridge in Frontenac closed Monday August 20, eliminating all through vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic. The City of Frontenac contracted with Kozeny Wagner who has sixty days to reopen the bridge. Frontenac Public Works Director Jeff Wappelhorst stated “the bridge was in need of replacement and the only way to accomplish the work was complete removal which required road closure.” Police Chief Tom Becker cautions bicyclists and pedestrians that the entire area surrounding the bridge is a No Trespassing Zone. The construction area has been posted and is dangerous for pedestrians and bicyclists. Neighboring residents have also …