FEBRUARY 2020

Sunday, February 23, 2020 – Saturday, February 29, 2020
(Phase 2 Activity):
  • Installation and tensioning of the jacking angle bolts at piers 1 and 2, south bridge.

  • Installation of the work platform at pier 4 and 6.

  • Installation of the proposed bridge jacking angles at pier 2, south bridge.

  • Reconstruction operation of the north bridge approach slab.

  • Chipping around existing armor joint and armor joint reconstruction at piers 3, 4 and 13.

  • Core drilling and installation of historic bridge railing at span 5, north bridge.

  • Reset existing pedestrian railing from spans 1 – 3 and 7 – 15.

  • Pothole repairs completed.

  • Stripped the wooden work platform at pier 8.

  • Prepping bridge jacking operation at pier 2 south bridge.

  • Removal of 4 existing rivets conflicting with the proposed jacking angles at span 2, south bridge.

  • Reconstruction of existing armor joint at piers 3 and 4.

  • Grading and forming of the sleeper slab on the east side of the proposed north bridge east approach slab.

  • Installation of the epoxy coated reinforcing steel for the proposed sleeper slab at the east approach, north bridge.

  • Reconstruction of the strip seal joint and forming the underside of the proposed strip seal joint at pier 3, north bridge.

  • Strip seal joint replacement at piers 3, 4, 5, 8 and 9.

  • Prepping for the concrete repair on the existing median bridge barriers at spans 10 – 13, north bridge.

  • Stripping formwork scuppers at span 11 and patching holes under the bridge.

Sunday, February 16, 2020 – Saturday, February 22, 2020
(Phase 2 Activity):
  • Core drilling for the proposed bearing assembly anchor bolts at the west abutment.

  • Heat straightening operation on the existing fascia girder at span 1, north bridge.

  • Replacement of the bottom angle on the north fascia girder at span 8.

  • Paint removal using powered tool cleaning and sand blast portions of the existing fascia girder to be repaired.

  • Resetting the existing pedestrian railing at span 9 and 13, north bridge.

  • Installation of the two proposed bridge bearings at the west abutment, north bridge.

  • Stripping seal reconstruction at piers 13 and 14.

  • Installation of historical bridge railing at spans 1 - 6.

  • Installation of work platforms at piers 3, 4 and 9, south bridge.

  • Chipping around existing armor joint and armor joint reconstruction at piers 3, 4 and 13.

  • Placed armor joint at piers 1, 2 and 14.

  • Replacement and installation of jacking angles at pier 1, south bridge.

Sunday, February 9, 2020 – Saturday, February 15, 2020
(Phase 2 Activity):
  • Stripped sidewalk formwork at span 15 (work under bridge).

  • Installed angles for jacking at the south bridge.

  • Stripping jacking platform at pier 1, north bridge. 

  • Removed overhangs and work platforms between piers 13 and 15.

  • Installed and tensioned the jacking angle bolts for the interior and exterior girders at the west abutment, south bridge.

  • Demolished a portion of the existing median barrier at pier 1 on the north bridge for the proposed strip seal joint installation.

  • Removed temporary handrail from the proposed sidewalk in spans 11 and 12.

  • Hand chipped existing sidewalk on the north bridge at the west approach.

  • Drilled for proposed historical bridge railing anchor at span 2.

  • Removed existing armor joint at pier 2, north bridge.

  • Removed demo shields for scuppers at span 13.

  • Installed the jacking towers for the proposed bridge jacking operation at the west abutment, north bridge.

  • Placed lightweight concrete for two strip seal joints at piers 7 and 13.

  • Completed the south half of the strip seal joint and placed the north portion of the strip seal joint at pier 13.

  • Cleaned and removed any debris and remaining concrete from the existing reinforcing steel.

  • Installed work platform for the proposed bridge jacking operation at pier 8, south bridge.

  • Filled potholes with bag cold patch.

  • Poured concrete at the proposed armor joint at piers 7 and pier 13, north bridge.

  • Reconstruction of the existing armor joint in span 15 at the east abutment, north bridge.

  • Hand demolition and chipping out the existing deck slab at the armor joint.

  • Reset of the existing pedestrian railing in span 12 and 15.

  • Stripped bridge sidewalk formwork under the bridge in spans 8 and 9.

  • Core-drilled holes for the installation of anchor bolts for the historic bridge railing at span 2.

  • Removed bearing pads at the west abutment pedestals and core-drilled for pedestal anchor bolts.

Sunday, February 2, 2020 – Saturday, February 8, 2020
(Phase 2 Activity):
  • Removed half of the existing armor joint at pier 13 on the north bridge and formed the bottom section.

  • Installed the proposed strip seal joint at pier 7.

  • Installed a work platform at pier 7 on the south bridge for the proposed jacking angle installation.

  • Installed tensioning, jacked angles at the west abutment on the north bridge after inspecting the bolts.

  • Installed historic railing and existing armored joints.

  • Removed concrete from the manholes at pier 9.

  • Excavated the jacking tower supports at the west abutment.

  • Stripped sidewalk formwork at span 14 and installed sidewalk formwork at the west approach slab.

  • Removed the south half of the existing armor joint at pier 1 on the north bridge and then started forming the proposed strip seal joint at the same location.

  • Backfilled the jack support areas at the east abutment for the bearing replacement operation for the interior and exterior girders.

  • Drilled for the proposed historical bridge railing anchor at span 2. 

  • Removed existing rivets in the top flange of the exterior girder.

  • Removed a portion of existing sidewalk on the north west wingwall.

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