Tunis Mills Road over Leeds Creek Bridge Replacement
|Project Investment||Up to $6 Million ($1.5M local funds, $4.5M federal funds)|
|Current Status||Design Phase (90%-95% complete)|
|Next Steps||Right-of-way acquisition, environmental permits, and stormwater management design|
|Project Schedule||Anticipate advertisement for construction in late winter or early spring of 2024 (depending on right-of-way acquisition and environmental permits)|
|Construction Duration||Anticipated to be approximately one year (road closure)|
|Project Manager / Contact||Mike Mertaugh, Assistant County Engineer|
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The project is located at the bridge that spans across Leeds Creek, located near 26209 Tunis Mills Rd., Easton, MD, the current location of the public landing.
|Background||Discussions on the project started nearly 20 years ago when the County did a preliminary engineering report to look at replacing the bridge. In 2007, the previous County Council appropriated $1.8 million to the replacement project through Bill No. 1082. The design phase began, but was put on hold until 2022.|
Key Design Features
Bill No. 1082 (Enacted August 14, 2007)- Authorizes improvement to the Tunis Mills Bridge. Scope of work included design, construction of bridge replacement, and other improvements as needed in the amount of $1,800,000.
February 24, 2009 Council Meeting Minutes - Public hearing for proposed bridge replacement designs.
March 10, 2009 Council Meeting Minutes - Council voted to approve design of the bridge as incorporated in the motion.
Tunis Mills Bridge Replacement Fact Sheet (2023) - Project Fact Sheet provided during public informational meeting on July 26, 2023
Work Session Presentation - Presentation that was provided during work session with Council on September 26, 2023
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