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Palmetto Park Road Bridge

Location:
Boca Raton, FL
Completed:
1987

Scope of Work

Cianbro replaced the Palmetto Park Road Bridge with a new, four-lane, hydraulically operated four leaf bascule bridge.

Project Details

  • Maintained traffic over the existing bridge until two lanes of the new bridge were completed
  • Switched traffic from the existing bridge to the new structure
  • Dismantled the old bridge and completed the final two lanes of the new structure
  • Placed and erected 330 tons of structural steel including four bascule leaves 85 ft long x 9 ft deep x 63 ft wide
  • Installed a new operating system consisting of a PLC-controlled, hydraulically operated, mechanical system
  • Constructed four approach spans on each side of the Intracoastal Waterway made up of cast-in-place, flat slab concrete construction

Lean, Innovative, and Unique Project Solutions

This set of bridges was constructed while maintaining both marine and vehicular traffic.