This project will replace worn mechanical components within the bridge's East Machinery House such as shaft bearings, gears and motor components important to opening and closing the lift spans. The project was awarded to M. Cutter Co. on March 25, 2002 for approximately $941,000. On-site work is expected to be accomplished from January to March, 2003. This project represents Phase 3 of a 9-Phase program to rehabilitate the 92 year old bridge