This past week of September 5, 2022, we accomplished the following work:

  • Continued to take delivery of structural steel elements
  • Concrete pour for Abutment 2 cheekwall
  • Continued to sound, chip and replace deteriorated-unsound concrete
  • Continued earthwork at Abutment 1 and Abutment 2
  • Installed a portion of steel bridge bearings and load plates
  • Post storm environmental restoration and cleanup
  • Continued to monitor and control dust and other environmental BMPs

The Contractor will be onsite working Saturday, September 10.

During the week of September 12, 2022, we will continue to:

  • Form and pour Abutment 1 finger joint drainage trough
  • Form and pour Abutment 2 finger joint drainage trough
  • Drill and install dowel reinforcing at Abutment 2
  • Take delivery of structural steel members and crossframes
  • Install bearings

Channel Update:

The Contractor has constructed a temporary bent for future steel erection in Span 2, which is over the navigation channel. The bent will be in place until late September. It will be well-lit and delineated so boaters can see it well in advance. A 75’ channel will be maintained between the bent and Pier 2.

Photos below:

  1. Steel girder erection
  2. Setting of the new girder (taken from Abutment 1 on the Newtown side, looking East, towards Southbury)
  3. Bearing load plate