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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CHANGE TO TIME FOR THIS EVENINGS HULTON BRIDGE CLOSURE

The closure of the existing Hulton Bridge scheduled for this evening has been delayed to address concerns of motorists. Originally scheduled for 6:00 PM this evening, the closure of the Hulton Bridge will not be put into place until 9:00 PM this evening. Brayman Construction does expect for work to be completed this weekend and the bridge will once again open to traffic before the Monday morning commute. For additional information

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CONSTRUCTION UPDATE

Span 2 is quickly taking shape. Brayman Construction and their sub-contractor Advantage Steel have been erecting structural steel for span 2 of the new Hulton Bridge and are nearing completion for this span in preparation for the start of span 3. Visible in several of the photos is the temporary bent (support structure) which is installed to support and stabilize the steel girders during erection. The fabricated structural steel girders are

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HULTON BRIDGE TO CLOSE THIS WEEKEND SEPTEMBER 19-22

Hulton Bridge to Close this Weekend September 19-22 PennDOT is announcing the Hulton Bridge in Oakmont Borough and Hamar Township, Allegheny County, will close to traffic this weekend, Sept. 19-22 weather permitting. The bridge will close to traffic beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 and remain closed around-the-clock until 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22. Additionally, Hulton Road will be closed between the Hulton Bridge and 2nd Street Extension as

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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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