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How to Replace a Bridge in One Day

How to Replace a Bridge in One Day

A popular glulam bridge that had served its community for forty years began to show signs of wear. Given that local walkers and cyclists regularly used the bridge to cross a valley, local officials needed to replace it quickly to keep the community safe.

Replacing the wooden bridge meant splitting it in two and removing the parts with a pair of cranes, modifying its concrete footing, installing two halves of a new steel bridge and connecting those two halves. To minimize downtime and meet the public’s needs, officials wanted to replace the bridge in just one day.

Watch this video to see how they did it with Job Order Contracting.

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