Construction has begun on the Stark Covered Bridge rehabilitation project. The bidding process was completed in March and the project was awarded to Alpine Construction based in Schuylerville, NY. The construction, expected to last for approximately 12 months, will primarily focus on upgrades to the existing bridge structure. Improvements will include upgraded lighting,fire alarm and suppression systems, structural reinforcement, armoring of the river channel to protect from scour, new siding and roofing. For more information about this project, contact project manager Jason Ross, PE at 603-356-6936 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.