Construction on new Corpus Christi bridge behind schedule

Staff Writer

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Construction on a $930 million project to replace a Corpus Christi bridge is behind schedule despite reaching a major milestone this month.
Construction company Flatiron/Dragados recently acknowledged that the replacement of the 60-year-old Harbor Bridge likely won’t be complete by its April 2020 deadline, the Corpus Christi Caller-Times reported . The first span of the bridge was put into place on the north side of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel this month.
Company officials cited weather conditions and permitting issues as reasons for the delays.
John Palmer, deputy project manager, said the company will consult with the Texas Department of Transportation to determine a new completion date...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.