PCL : Pearl Harbor Memorial (Q) Bridge (I-95 New Haven)
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Pearl Harbor Memorial (Q) Bridge (I-95 New Haven)

Project Overview

This project is located on the heavily traveled Interstate 95, the main traffic corridor between New York and Boston. PCL is providing the Connecticut Department of Transportation with their selected and innovative vehicular extradosed, cable-stayed bridge design. This structure will be the first of its kind in the United States, and only the third in North America. The new extradosed bridge consists of twin structures (northbound and southbound), each of which is five lanes wide and will greatly increase traffic flow. The use of accelerated bridge construction (ABC) methods will reduce the impacts of overhead travelers on marine traffic.

The new structure has a main span of 515 feet, with equal-length back-spans of approximately 250 feet. The overall project length is approximately 0.8 miles, with the approach spans leading up to the extradosed spans, comprising steel plate girders and a cast-in-place concrete deck.

This project is one of several concurrent projects taking place within the corridor. As a result, traffic-control phasing and coordination with adjacent projects is extremely important to the client. PCL’s project team developed an innovative traffic-phasing pattern to allow for early construction of an intermediate phase and accelerated completion of the overall corridor. In addition, the project team elected to install drilled shafts for the final phase of the project under low-headroom conditions below the existing bridge structure. This method of installation will allow work to proceed early, improving the overall project schedule.

DETAILS

CLIENT:
Connecticut Department of Transportation
PROJECT LOCATION:
New Haven, CT
PCL OFFICE:
Raleigh – Civil Construction (Transportation Infrastructure)
COMPANY:
PCL Civil Constructors, Inc.
SECTOR:
Civil
MARKET:
Bridges
DELIVERY METHOD:
General Contracting

Awards

Arthur Gruhn Excellence in Construction (Large Project Category) Award - Connecticut Department of Transportation