Please note that this schedule is estimated and subject to change.
Watch the demonstration bridge construction. Click here to view the video from the live webcam.
Aug 27 – Sept 17: Fabrication at US Bridge including hole drilling and cutting for plates, beams and diaphragms), welding stiffeners. railing fabrication
Sept 18: ship to AZZ in Canton, Ohio for galvanizing
Sept 20 – 25: Galvanizing and quality check prior to shipping to job site.
Week of September 23: Delivery to Buchanan County, Iowa job site
On-Site Bridge Construction Schedule
Aug 20 – 22: Structural removal. road closure and equipment hammer and ball
Aug 23 – 26: Begin shaping slopes
Aug 27: Begin placing fabric and riprap Non-Woven geotextile and Class E revetment (trucks)
Aug 28 – 30: Placing riprap and fabric
Sept 3 – 4: Bore holes for H-piles (sub contractor with rock drill
Sept 5 – 6 Tie abutment steel. Galvanized rebar, chairs, hoop steel, wire ties
Sept 9: Pour one abutment
Sept 10: Strip forms tie abutment steel
Sept 11 – 12: Tie abutment steel
Sept 13: Pour abutment
Sept 14: Strip forms and set beams
October 3: Delivery of beams and diaphragms
October 4: Set Beams
October 7 – 9: Install diaphragms
October 10 : Decking
October 11: Stay in place forms
October 14: Tie steel
Oct 15: Deck preparation and deck pour
Oct 16: Deck pour
Oct 17 – 21: Set barrier rails and posts
Oct 22 – 25: Pour approaches
Oct 28: Cleanup
Nov. 1: Ribbon cutting ceremony on site.
Nov. 1: Open to Traffic
Research – Directed by Dr. Karl Barth, West Virginia University and Michael Gary Barker, University of Wyoming
Oct 23 – 24: Set measuring devices in place.