Construction crews have made noticeable headway in the Bluffton Parkway phase 5a and flyover construction recently.
They've built a test drill shaft, which is 90 feet deep, according to a Beaufort County news release. Three pieces of metal framing were lowered into the shaft, creating a wall inside. The shaft was then filled with concrete.
There will be 56 shafts like that one built to hold the flyover up over the marsh.
A wooden walkway that will allow crews access to build the bridge in the marsh has also been built. It follows the eventual path of the road. This continuation of Bluffton Parkway and the flyover started in May. It will cost $38 million and is expected to take 30 months to complete.
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