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Excellence in Highway Design

Structures (less than $10 million)

New bridge deck on Interstate 80
New bridge deck on Interstate 80

Award of Excellence

Interstate 80, 4 Bridges in 37 Hours
Mountain Dell to Lambs Canyon
Salt Lake County, Utah

Since maintenance of traffic was driving project costs, the design-build team proposed replacement of the superstructure of all four I-80 bridges using self-propelled modular transporters. Innovative positioning of the temporary abutments at the lifting points eliminated additional stresses during the moving operation, greatly increasing the life of the bridges.

  • Designer: Stanley Consultants, Inc.
  • Contractor: Wadsworth Brothers Construction
  • Owner: Utah Department of Transportation

Contact

Michael Matzke
Office of Program Administration
202-366-4658
E-mail Michael

 
Updated: 04/08/2011
 

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