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Jul 17, 2018

Bridge replacement work big part of $43 million in Lancaster County PennDOT projects

The three-year Rapid Bridge Replacement Project began in 2016, when the county had 133 structurally deficient bridges. That meant 18 percent of the 727 state-maintained bridges in Lancaster County were in need of replacement. So far, 20 bridges have been replaced through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation program, and work on the other 10 is taking place this year. (Six are underway, and the final four are expected to begin within the next couple of months.)

Jul 12, 2018

Temporary barrier helps accelerated bridge construction on West Virginia Turnpike

The West Virginia Turnpike, an 88-mile four-lane toll road including stretches of I-77 and I-64, is a winding and elevated highway through mountainous terrain. There are 116 bridges on the Turnpike, and prior to 2016, the average bridge age was 32 years old. In 2016, the Turnpike commenced a multiyear bridge replacement program with an emphasis on minimizing mobility impacts. Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) techniques were employed to replace existing bridge decks.

Jun 25, 2018

Milestone foundation completed for new Huangpu River bridge

The 1.94 kilometer Kunyang Road bridge, the 13th bridge crossing the river, will connect Kunyang Road in Minhang and the Puwei Highway in Fengxian. …  The main tower of the bridge will be 136 meters high to allow clearance over the busy waterway, and it’s scheduled to be completed in 2019. Prefabrication will be used for the first time on a bridge across the river, not only minimizing disruption to shipping but also reducing noise and pollution.

Jun 19, 2018

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts names PRIME AE Group as a winner of 2018 Bronze Engineering Excellence Award

Boston – The new bridge was constructed in less than 120 days using Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) methods with minimal impact to traffic and environment.  The new bridge, constructed on time and within budget, is an aesthetically pleasing low maintenance structure that can safely accommodate vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic.

Jun 17, 2018

DOT plans south Georgia I-75 improvements: Transportation improvements planned on bridges, roads in region

Tifton – Southwest Georgia projects announced by GDOT include … replacement of two structurally deficient bridges at Chenubee Creek in Terrell County. The bridges on Wilbur Gamble Road and Kennedy Pond Road were built in 1955. They are being replaced under Georgia DOT’s Low Impact Bridge Program. The program provides expedited delivery for the least complicated bridge replacement projects. Construction is accelerated due to use of prefabricated elements. Both bridges have a completion date of March 31, 2019.

Jun 07, 2018

Kedron Ave. bridge replacement gets a green light

Ridley Township – The aging bridge that exhibits evidence of crumbling concrete is part of the state’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project … The bridge replacement will feature a 57-foot long precast box culvert, updated guard rail and milling and overlay on the approaches on both sides of the span.

May 30, 2018

Prep-work to begin on Memorial Bridge project

Federal officials last December announced full funding for the $227 million project, which will replace the drawbridge span, rehabilitate the concrete approach spans and replace the concrete deck. Workers will employ accelerated-bridge-construction techniques, including using prefabricated concrete deck panels.

May 08, 2018

Bridge design earns construction award

Larson Design Group’s innovative Pennsylvania Turnpike bridge slide project for Road-Con has garnered a 2017-2018 award from the Association for Bridge Construction and Design, Susquehanna Chapter.