The city of Brookhaven has released a timeline for bridge construction at Murphey Candler and Briarwood parks, weather permitting, that are part of the recently completed Park Master Plans process, according to city spokeswoman Ann Marie Quill.

Murphey Candler Bridge

March 11: Draft bridge layout review with Parks Department and Permitting

March 25: Construction documents submitted to Permitting

March 25-April 8: Permitting review

April 15-22: Solicit contractor pricing

Early May: Award bid

Late May-June: Bridge construction

Briarwood Park Bridge

March 11: Draft bridge layout review meeting with Parks Department and Permitting

March 25: Construction documents submitted to Permitting

March 25-April 8: Permitting review

April 15-May 13: Solicit contractor pricing

Late May: Award bid

Late June-July: Bridge construction

The City Council in January approved spending no more than $336,790 to replace both bridges.

The Murphey Candler bridge was seriously damaged by a falling tree in November. Total cost to repair the bridge is $309,740 with $100,000 of that total paid through an insurance claim.

Briarwood Park’s bridge is estimated to cost $177,050 with $50,000 of that total budgeted last year.