The new Back River Bridge connecting Jasper County and Hutchinson Island on U.S. 17 near Savannah is about half completed. The bridge will replace a 60-year-old span and could be open to traffic next summer, said Jill Nagel, spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Transportation.
The new Back River Bridge connecting Jasper County and Hutchinson Island on U.S. 17 near Savannah is about half completed. The bridge will replace a 60-year-old span and could be open to traffic next summer, said Jill Nagel, spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Transportation. Submitted photo
The new Back River Bridge connecting Jasper County and Hutchinson Island on U.S. 17 near Savannah is about half completed. The bridge will replace a 60-year-old span and could be open to traffic next summer, said Jill Nagel, spokeswoman for the Georgia Department of Transportation. Submitted photo

New Back River Bridge nearly halfway done

July 27, 2014 6:14 PM