Background informationProject Created: June 8, 2009
Allegheny River Bridge Replacement
Year in Operation:
Design / Construction
Design and construction of new, twin 3-lane bridges, approximately 2,350 feet long and up to 120 feet high over the Allegheny River carrying I-76, followed by the demoltion of the existing bridge upstream.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Design Bid Build
Is the project still active:
Design Bid Build project for PA Turnpike. Design is cast-in place concrete ox girders using the balanced cantilever method. Each bridge is about 61 feet wide, including three 12 foot travel lanes, an outside berm 12 feet wide and an inside berm 10 feet wide. Each bridge deck will have a concrete road surface.
United States of America
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
Land: Replacement of existing bridge over I-76.
Access to Land: Replacement of existing bridge over I-76.
Environmental Clearance: By PA Turnpike, in conjunction with bridge design by design consultant.
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: From resources of PA Turnpike Authority.
Project Delivery & Finance Method
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Construction Manager At Risk Variants: Public Sponsor contracts with Construction Contractor after Design is Complete.