Time for a quick update on two projects owned by MoDOT on which DBA was involved.
First, the official opening of the Missouri Route 5 – Hurricane Deck Bridge Replacement was held on September 7th.
History was made on Sept. 7, 2013when state and local officials cut the ribbon on the new Hurricane Deck Bridge during a ceremony held in the center of the new structure. The bridge officially opened to traffic in the late evening on Monday, Sept. 9. The original bridge is now closed and will be prepared for demolition during the remainder of 2013. Final demolition will take place in the spring of 2014.
Check out this time lapse video of the bridge being built.
Last, the new Mississippi River Bridge in St. Louis.
They have closed the gap on the bridge – lots of neat photos here showing the final deck panels in place. Here they are placing the final edge girders. Finally, here is a link to the live construction cameras.