The Casselman River Bridge is one of the oldest surviving bridges in the country. Located in Grantsville, Maryland, this 80 foot, stone-arch bridge was originally built in 1813 as part of the old National Road. At the time of its construction, the Cassleman River Bridge was the longest single-span bridge in the United States. Skeptics […]
The Ices Ferry Bridge project opened to the public on Friday, November 30, 2012, which was five months and one day ahead of the actual completion date set forth in the contract. All paving and concrete work was complete by Thanksgiving, leaving guiderail, grooving and line painting, along with final grading, to be complete in […]
Construction on the Ironton-Russell bridge began in early March. This structure, which spans the Ohio River between Ironton, OH and Russell, KY, has a four year window for total completion. “It’s going well,” David Bame, area engineer for ODOT, District 9, said of the construction. “We’re about 10 percent complete with 180 days under our […]
E.S. Wagner Company, working for Norfolk Southern Railroad, recently contracted Brayman’s Foundation Division for a $1.6M project in Bellevue, OH. The scope of work will be performed near “active” railroad tracks, in three different phases, and entails the furnishing and installation of caissons and secant pile walls. The walls will consist of a series of […]
The Kentucky River Authority has awarded Brayman Construction the $4M, five-month, contract. This project is a continuation of the KY Lock & Dam #3 that our team recently completed and will include simultaneous work at Locks 1, 3, and 4. We will perform demolition of the existing concrete approach wall at Lock 1, replacing it […]
The North Shore Connector, the subway that joins downtown Pittsburgh with the North Shore neighborhood, officially opened to the general public on Sunday, March 25 but provided a sneak-peek to the project team members and press on Friday, March 23. The two-car train, with a max capacity of 340 riders, runs from the Gateway Station […]
The record-setting Kanawha River Bridge in Charleston, WV received the American Segmental Bridge Institute’s (ASBI) “Bridge Award of Excellence” at the 23rd annual ASBI Convention held in Washington, DC this November. ASBI awards this honor to bridges that exemplify concrete segmental bridge design and construction excellence. Kanawha surpassed the award qualifications for numerous reasons; most […]