Location: Allegheny County, PA
Owner: PennDOT, District 11
General Contractor: Brayman Construction Corp.
Value: $16.1 Million
Date Complete: April 2008
This project involved the construction of a dual, two-span, steel multi-girder bridge over Turtle Creek and Norfolk Southern Railroad. The project consisted of caisson supported piers and pile supported abutments. At pier number two, 24, 36" caissons were installed. The bridge was over two Norfolk Southern tracks and one siding track with approximately 30 trains per day.
The scope of work, performed by Brayman, on this new structure included:
Construction of a precast, reinforced concrete arch structure
275' pile plank retaining wall
150,000cy of excavation and embankment
Storm pipe/Drainage work
Demolition of existing five-span, steel bridge