In an effort to reconstruct and expand 7.64 miles of roadway along the IH-10 corridor in Austin County, crews expanded the existing two main lane and two-way frontage roads into six main lanes with three in each direction along with one-way frontage roads on opposing sides.
As one of three bridges that connect the West Seattle Peninsula to the rest of the city, the $64-million West Seattle High-Rise Bridge (WSHB) is a critical piece of infrastructure because the next available access point is more than four miles south of Seattle. More than 125,000 commuters rely on the bridge to cross the Duwamish River into downtown.
Manchester Airport in northwest England has begun the second phase of its $1.6-billion program with construction of a new 12-gate pier for Terminal 2 by London-based lead contractor Mace Group Ltd. Set for completion in 2025, the new pier will accommodate a variety of aircraft types.
More than 15,000 vehicles travel S.R. 172 (5600 West) daily in Utah’s Salt Lake Valley, but an at-grade crossing with the Union Pacific Railroad was creating up to eight hour delays on this two-lane corridor.
Scope of work on this $8.6-million bridge rehabilitation included replacing the two existing Platte Avenue bridges over Sand Creek with a single bridge and adding sidewalks along the north and south sides of the street over the creek.
A new interchange and four new bridges serve the more than 78,000 daily vehicles that access area industrial and commercial properties, including the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, and remove thousands of trucks from local streets.
This design-build project was deftly coordinated in one of the most congested highway interchanges in the country. The interchange includes 10 lanes, more than 20 highway alignments and 11 curved and skewed bridge structures that connect four highways and two airports.