Weather and supplies further delays reopening of York Street Bridge

York Street Bridge Won't Be Complete For Another 9 Months

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Repairs on the York Street Bridges could finally be completed by the end of the month.

The bridges were closed after a routine check-up deemed them unstable and unsafe for cars to use.

A spokesperson for the South Carolina Department of Transportation says weather and construction materials have delayed the project nearly 2 months.

The $3 million dollar improvements could be finished by the end of May.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to bring you the latest on this developing story. 


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Weather and building materials have further delayed the reopening of the York Street Bridges.

NewsChannel 6 has learned the project is delayed nearly 3 weeks, which pushes back the original completion date of April 26th, 2017.

The bridges were closed after a routine check deem them unstable and unsafe for cars.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to bring you the latest on this developing story. 


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Work on the York Street Bridge, in Aiken, won’t stop during Masters week.

Normally construction is halted during the major golf tournament, but due to delays the South Carolina Department of Transportaion is lifting the restriction.

The bridge work won’t cause any additional delays, since it’s already close to through traffic.

WJBF NewsChannel 6 has learned the construction will be completed by April 26th, 2017.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 to bring you the latest on this developing story. 

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