Dooker’s Hollow Bridge Driven Piles

Dooker's Hollow Bridge Driven Piles Editor: Alix Bemis The Dooker's Hollow Bridge in Braddock, PA was originally built in 1940 and carries approximately 2,500 vehicles each day. The bridge connects Bell Avenue in North Braddock Borough and Center Street in East Pittsburgh Borough over O'Connell Boulevard. Before being demolished in February 2021, the original structure was a 635-foot-long arched cantilever truss bridge and will be replaced with a 660-foot-long steel girder span. Allison Park ... Read more

SLC Airport Phase-2 Construction

SLC Airport Phase-2: Dewatering and Earth Retention Editor Alix Bemis The SLCDA, Salt Lake City Corporation Department of Airports, wrapped up phase-1 of their historic Terminal Redevelopment Program (TRP) in late 2020 and began working on phase-2 construction. As a key contributor to this historic project, Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction (RLW) was awarded three separate alternative delivery construction contracts by SLCDA for TRP phase-2. Phase-2 of this project will include a 125-foot-wide ... Read more

Building Bridges over The railroads

Northland Rivergate Overcrossing Construction Editor: Alix Bemis The Portland Bureau of Transportation's (PBOT) $25.8 million Northland Rivergate Overcrossing project began in October 2019. Cascade Bridge LLC was awarded the contract to build the bridge that spans the Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF tracks. The five-span bridge will be 830-feet long and will replace a crossing on North Rivergate Boulevard. The purpose of this project is to ease traffic congestion and long backups caused by ... Read more

Switching Gears to Drive Pile

G&M Earthmoving Driving Sheet Pile with an ICE I-30 Editor Alix Bemis In Northport, NY (Northshore of Long Island), G&M Earthmoving is driving 35' and 40' Steel Sheets in some tough material. They started with an ICE® Model 50B Vibratory Driver & Extractor, but the material was too tough. G&M Earthmoving switched gears and went with an ICE® Model I-30 Single-Acting Diesel Pile Hammer along with ICE ... Read more