County Road 168 will get new bridge, expect detour

In April, the Florida Department of Transportation will replace the structurally deficient bridge on County Road 168 over Unnamed Branch, northwest of Century.

The new bridge will consist of two 12-foot travel lanes with 6-foot shoulders and a concrete barrier wall.

The anticipated completion date is winter 2019. The construction cost is $1.9 million.

The project also includes resurfacing the approaches to the bridge, new guardrail, drainage improvements, new pavement markings and enhanced signage.

During construction, traffic may be detoured to a temporary bridge that will be erected adj...