ICE® Bridges the Missouri River Gap

MODOT I-70 Rocheport Bridge Replacement  Editor: Ashley Steele  "The Rocheport Bridge is a Continuous two-span subdivided Warren through truss bridge over Missouri River and the Katy trail on Interstate70 (I-70), west of Columbia and south of Rocheport in Boone and Cooper County, Missouri. The I-70 Rocheport Bridge is a 3,018-foot bridge constructed in 1960 and underwent extensive rehabilitation in 1993". According to the MODOT.org website. When you read about the great state of M ... Read more

Doing the “Unsinkable”

The ICE® 44B helps to drive foundations for the McClees Bridge crossing the Navesink River  Editor:  Ashley Steele A major roadway has been receiving updates for the last year and a half to help build infrastructure in Red Bank, NJ.  Traffic has been detoured around the construction happening on the Navesink River.  The McClees Creek Bridge is part of a larger project, centered around the replacement of several bridges in Monmouth County.  The county is responsible f ... Read more

Wisconsin Bridge is Falling Down

ICE prevents delays with custom modifications that adapt to bridge build needs  In Menasha Wisconsin, the original Racine Street Bridge, constructed in 1952, is at the end of its 70-year service life. The Racine Street Bridge is one of only two river crossings connecting Doty Island with the city of Menasha central business district and accommodates 10,000 vehicles per day. This bridge is a vital connection for pedestrian and bicycle traffic to the downtown area. After the reconstruction ... Read more

Bridging the Gap to Safer Communities

Editor: Ashley Steele The town of Randolph, Nebraska is working to remove residential homes from the flood plain.  This is a multi-phase project to help revive interest in the area and bring new homeowners safer living conditions and assist them with instant equity by increasing property values.  The project is community driven by a small increase in sales tax while offering huge benefit to the community. The first phase of the project includes five (5)&nb ... Read more

ICE® 14C Helps First Responders

Rappahannock River Views Available to Pedestrians  Editor: Ashley Steele  The Chatham Bridge in Fredericksburg, VA is getting a make-over. The reconstructed bridge will receive a 10-foot-wide pedestrian path, new railings, light fixtures, and a new scenic overlook for viewing the Rappahannock River. The new structure will also enable for 15-ton weight limits enabling emergency vehicles to use the bridge without a forced ... Read more

Double the Impact

Replacing the Historic Cherry Lane Bridge Editor: Ashley Steele The Cherry Lane Bridge in Nez Perce County, Idaho was built in 1919 as a 15-foot wide 788-foot-long bridge. At over 100 years old, the bridge was eligible to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places. However, due to corrosion, cracking and splitting the bridge will need to be replaced instead of restored. The new structure will be able to transport semi-trucks, ... Read more

Environmental Impacts

Editor: Ashley Steele  Two functionally obsolete and structurally deficient bridges crossing the Neuse River in Craven County, North Carolina needed replacing.  However, both bridges are in the middle of wetland and marsh areas with protected wildlife species. In order to handle the delicate local fish habitats, special measures were taken to keep these locations stable.  Sanford Contractors out of Lemon County we ... Read more