Bridge work in Bertie County is scheduled to begin now that the N.C. Department of Transportation has awarded a contract.
S.T. Wooten Corp. of Wilson was given a $2 million contract to replace the bridge on U.S. 13 over White Oak Swamp north of Windsor.
Work on the project can begin as early as June 30, with the bridge scheduled to open in September 2015. The entire project should finished by March 2016.