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Construction of the New Sunset Beach, NC, Bridge

Jo O'Keefe Copyright 2010 All Rights Reserved

English Construction Company, Inc., Lynchburg, Virginia

Page 15

October 29, 2010
A portion of the concrete barrier and aluminum guardrail on the new bridge
The new bridge has diamond grinding of grooves parallel to the center line to channel water and reduce skidding and hydroplaning.
 
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway east of the new Sunset Beach Bridge
Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway west of the new Sunset Beach Bridge
   
The Ocean Isle Beach Bridge photographed from the new Sunset Beach Bridge
The west end of Ocean Isle Beach
Above photos courtesy of Sharon Bennett, NCDOT Division III, Wilmington, NC
   
Mainland side of bridge
   
Island side of bridge
Twin Lakes Restaurant viewed from the bridge
   
Farewell to the old