CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Brayman Construction has begun the phased construction of the bridge approaches. On the Oakmont side, Brayman is completing phase 1B-1 modified where they are reconstructing Second Avenue and New Borough Street. This week they will implement Phase 1B-2 which will allow for work to continue on the reconstructed Second Avenue and includes the construction of a new modular brick retaining wall. On the Freeport Road side, traffic is in Phase

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BRIDGE CLOSURE UPDATE

As work on the superstructure of the Hulton Bridge continues to progress, many are asking when the bridge closures will take place. PENNDOT and Brayman Construction understand the impact the closures will have on the local businesses, residents, and the traveling public. Presently, two closures are planned. Barring no unforeseen issues or delays, the first closure is planned for 12 calendar days sometime from Mid-June to Late-June/Early-July. This closure will

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Construction Update

Did you know that at each beam connection there could be hundreds of bolts that need to be installed and tightened? Over the past several weeks, Brayman Construction has continued to install and verify the tightness of hundreds of thousands of bolt connections. They have also begun welding SIP angels and setting SIPs (stay-in-place forms) on Span 2 and installing the inspection walkway located in the interior of the beams.

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STRAND JACKING

Please take but a moment to view a time lapse video from the strand jacking operations (01/16/15) that very quickly relate the efforts of the phenomenal crews from Mammoet, Brayman, Advantage & High Steel. The 2 sides met with engineered precision to complete the structural steel superstructure from abutment 1 (Freeport Approach) to abutment 2 (Oakmont Approach).

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Brayman Construction and Advantage Steel have continued erecting structural steel in Span 5 of the new Hulton Bridge. The contractors has submitted a plan which is currently in review for the installation/strand jacking of span 4 over the main navigation channel of the Allegheny River. PENNDOT is in the process of coordinating a meeting with the U.S. Coast Guard, Army Corp of Engineers, and local mariners to discuss the impacts

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Brayman Construction Corporation and their sub-contractor Advantage Steel have made the most of the late season weather and continue to make great progress on the erection of structural steel for the new Hulton Bridge. Completing the erection of spans 1-3, Advantage is now working to place steel girders for span 5, between Abutment #2 and Pier #4. The girders will be placed on a temporary support pier in the river

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Erection of structural steel continues… Brayman and their sub, Advantage Steel, continue to receive structural steel from High Steel Structures in Williamsport, PA. Steel girders are delivered to the project on an almost daily basis as the structure inches closer to the Oakmont shore. Once span 3 has been erected operations will shift to the Oakmont side of the Allegheny River where crews will erect steel from Abutment 2 back

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Brayman Construction continues to construct the sub-structure and superstructure for the new Hulton Bridge. Seen below, construction of embankment and structure backfill on the Freeport approach are being completed to near final elevation. Work will continue for the reconstruction of Freeport Rd later in the project to tie the new approach into Freeport Rd. “Stay in Place” (SIP) forms are being placed in preparation for the installation of reinforcement bar

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