CH 15 Bridge Replacement

  • Construction Year: 2020
  • Community: Helena Township
  • Corridor Served: CH 15
  • Project Lead: Scott County
  • Contractor: Landwehr Construction, Inc.
  • Construction Start Date: June 10, 2020
  • Anticipated Project Completion: August 2020

Current Traffic Impacts

None. Work is complete.

Project Update

Starting June 10th, a temporary creek bypass will be put in to replace the existing bridge with three box culverts.
June 15, 2020: Tree clearing is underway. Creek diversion and bridge removal to begin next week.
June 30, 2020: Box culverts were installed and back filled. Road work and paving will begin and road is on schedule to be reopened to the public in a few weeks.
July 23, 2020: CH 15 bridge is now open. Crews will continue to work on the roadway to complete shoulder and striping work. No further road closures are expected.


This project is meant to replace Bridge Number 70502 located on County Highway 15 over Sand Creek in Helena Township. The project improvements include grading, aggregate base, bituminous surfacing and bridge replacement. The existing bridge will be replaced with three concrete box culverts

Purpose & Justification

This project is part of the ongoing program to modernize bridges throughout the County.

Construction Drone Footage

Drone Progress Photos June 24, 2020

CH 15 Bridge Detour Map

CH 15 Bridge Detour Map

Project Location

15-11 Project Location