Photo Courtesy HNTB/Trey Cambern Crews used a computer-controlled heavy-strand jack system to pick the main span's 405-ft-long, 85-ft-tall, 45-ft-wide prefabricated steel arch into place. Photo Courtesy HNTB/Trey Cambern The new steel arch marks the impending opening of a New York-Vermont crossing that is crucial to communities in both states. Crews are working on the finishing touches on a vital link between New York and Vermont over Lake Champlain. While the originally planned October reopening day has passed, no rescheduled date has been announced.A routine inspection of the Crown Point Bridge in October 2009 found unexpectedly high levels of pier deterioration,
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.