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Two Lanes of New Flagler Bridge Open Early

Flagler Bridge Aerial

The new Flagler Memorial Bridge is open to traffic. The replacement bridge opened to the public at 12:44 p.m. on Sunday, December 18, well before rush hour on Monday morning and the planned opening at 6 a.m.

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New Flagler Bridge Opening 2 Lanes Monday, Dec 19

Flagler Bridge Construction

On Monday, Dec. 19, the new Flagler Memorial Bridge will open to both vehicular and pedestrian traffic with one eastbound and one westbound lane on the bridge and the south sidewalk open to pedestrians.

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Traffic Nightmares, Delayed North Bridge Focus of Civic Association Forum

Civic Association Forum

By Michele Dargan, A Special Report from the Palm Beach Civic Association - During the Palm Beach Civic Association’s November 30 Transportation Forum, Director and Executive Committee member Leo Vecellio Jr. accurately predicted a delayed opening for the new Flagler Memorial Bridge.

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Forced Work Stoppages Increased Flagler Bridge Cost

Flagler Bridge

By Michele Dargan, Special to Civic Association News. When the new Flagler Memorial [North] Bridge fully opens to four lanes of traffic, currently forecast for February 2017, the final price tag will be $105 million – that’s $11 million over the original contract price.

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