CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Structural steel erection has continued on the new Hulton Bridge. Brayman and their subcontractor Advantage Steel have been placing the new structural steel that will support the bridge deck at Pier #2. Currently, a temporary support bent is supporting the cantilevered steel during erection. Once the span has been completed, the temporary bent will be removed. Just as a reminder, school is back in session and there will be increased

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STRUCTURAL STEEL ERECTION

Brayman Construction has commenced erection of the structural steel for span 2 of the new Hulton Bridge. Check out the photos included of first days erection. Again, please be reminded that your safety and the safety of other motorists is your responsibility. As structural steel erection progresses motorists may find it difficult to travel across the existing bridge without sneaking a peak at the construction operations. Please resist this urge

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Progress has continued on the construction of the new Hulton Bridge and Brayman Construction is currently on schedule to complete the river piers this month ensuring the opportunity to erect structural steel for the new bridge deck during the 2014 construction season. The final concrete placements for River Pier #3 should complete in the next 2 weeks. Once the concrete has had the opportunity to fully cure, the contractor will remove the

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Even while mother nature continues to make things a little more difficult, Brayman Construction Corp. has made significant progress over the past several weeks in the construction of the substructure elements for the Hulton Bridge Replacement project. Visible in the photographs below you will see that construction of the embankment and structure backfill for Abutment #1 (on the Freeport approach) has progressed. Brayman has been installing subgrade drainage and the

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

1prog·ress noun \ˈprä-grəs, -ˌgres, US also & British usually ˈprō-ˌgres\ : the process of improving or developing something over a period of time.   Brayman Construction Corp has continued to make significant progress in the construction of the new Hulton Bridge. Shown below in the construction progress photos is an up close look at the construction of some of the sub-structure elements, including some interior photos of the cofferdams for Piers 2, 3

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DEALING WITH MOTHER NATURE

Sometimes working in the river is made more complicated by changes in environmental conditions. Spring rainfall put Brayman Construction Corp. under water for several days slowing progress on the construction of sub-structure elements for the new Hulton Bridge. Safety is paramount when it comes to any State or Federally funded construction project, and BCC responded appropriately to projected rainfall to ensure that their employees were not put in danger in the

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Brayman Construction has been working diligently through the Months of March and the beginning of April and some significant progress is being made on the construction of Abutment #1, Pier #1, and the river Piers. You will see more and more activity on the river as crews work to complete construction of the cofferdams prior to the environmental calendar restrictions that have been placed on the contract to protect the

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WELCOMING SPRING

Crews from Brayman Construction are welcoming the change in season and the arrival of spring weather. Working on the River through the winter, especially this past winter, has been very trying and difficult. The icy temperatures and concern for ice floe has slowed progress somewhat on the river piers, however significant progress has been made on the construction of Abutment #1 (Freeport Rd Side) and Pier #1. You should see

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