Saturday, August 13, 2016

Another bridge opens

The bridge under construction on Boyers Mill Road, noted here and here, is now open to two-way traffic. It is not yet complete, but it is as far as people using the bridge are concerned:

As you can see from the top photo, the bridge has a third lane that remains closed to traffic. I'm not real sure what the lane is for, as Boyers Mill Road is only one lane in each direction. I could understand if the bridge were built as a four-lane in anticipation of expansion of Boyers Mill Road, but the three-lane configuration baffles me. But there you have it:

These photos were taken by the driver through the windshield while the vehicle was in motion. Please don't try this at home.

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