Presentation on theme: "REPLACING EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE in 2009. WEST Section Sank in 1979 Storm REBUILT and Opened in 1982 EAST Section REBUILDING Shown here 2004-2009 HOOD CANAL."— Presentation transcript:
REPLACING EAST SIDE OF BRIDGE in 2009
WEST Section Sank in 1979 Storm REBUILT and Opened in 1982 EAST Section REBUILDING Shown here HOOD CANAL BRIDGE Ferry Dock
1. Build New Section with new columns under existing section 2. Move old section over 3. Move new section over new colums 4. Remove old section and old colums New - Wider Approach COMPLETED
Starting NEW APPROACH Section
SETTING BRIDGE ANCHORS
TRANSITION Section - READY Photos by Jack and Gwen Duzenski
READY to lift
Transition section in on barge No Traffic here!
Breaking pontoons into two sections
Meanwhile persons who need to traverse the canal, turn the road into a parking lot.
Ferry Dock You can spot this area on slide #2
LOWER SECTION MOVING OUT
OLD SECTIONS - OUT OF THE WAY
Good view of WEST DRAW SPAN CANAL IS BEING CLEARED
A NEW – WIDER PONTOON IS MOVED IN
And here comes the new TRANSITION Section
WAIT! Here comes a Sub.
Look, the Sub’s Conning Tower is as wide as the road way.
New TRANSITION Section is squeezed into place
DRAW SPAN IS IN PLACE
ALL IS IN PLACE
BREAKING OLD COLUMN INTO SECTIONS > > >
REMOVE OLD SUPPORTS > > >
HERE COMES TRANSITION SECTION
PLACING EXPANSION JOINT
POURING CONCRETE IN HOLE USED TO REMOVE OLD BRIDGE SUPPORT