Project Detail

Danzinger Industrial Canal Bridge

New Orleans, LA

This lift span is the largest lift span in the United States.

Scope of Work

Cianbro constructed the approach spans and lift span superstructure of a 320 feet long by 108 feet wide bridge over the Industrial Canal that weighs 2,300 tons including 400 tons of pavement.

Project Details

  • Erected 4,000 tons of steel
  • Erected the lift span superstructure 200 feet above the river using 18-foot diameter shieves weighing 95 tons each
  • Placed 33,000 linear feet of precast concrete girders weighting up to 50 tons each
  • Constructed a vertical lift of 75 feet
  • Constructed a vertical channel clearance of 125 feet