Background informationProject Created: November 28, 2011
Galena Creek Bridge (Reno, Nevada)
Year in Operation:
New bridge over the Galena Creek near Reno, Nevada will be the world's longest cathedral arch bridge when completed in Dec. 2011. The bridge is the key span that allows the 8.5 miles I-580 Freeway Extension to establish a new connection between Reno and Carson City. Designed by the Nevada DOT, the bridge was built by two different contractors. Initial contractor was replaced by agreement.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located:
Design Bid Build
Is the project still active:
1725 foot long cast in place, reinforced concrete box-girder bridge with a 689 foot cathedral arch over main span.
United States of America
Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)
Access to Land: by Nevada DOT
Environmental Clearance: By Nevada DOT
Souces of Project Support (Monetary)
From Public (Government) Sources to Producers: All public.
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.
Qualifications Based Selection
Request for Qualifications
Request for Proposals
Invitation for Bids
Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract
Initial Design and Construction
Project Value (If and As Known)
Date of Estimated Project Value: November 28, 2011