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The contractor hydroseeded the area where Span 2 was constructed along the side of I-95
Installing new concrete curbing along Northbound off-ramp at Seaside Avenue
Taken of 8/1/19 by Jonathan Wu
Installation of new bridge sidewalk fencing.
Taken of 7/18/19 by Jonathan Wu
Re-grading of the Northbound ramp area used for construction before restoration
Taken of 7/2/19 by Jonathan Wu
The remaining SPMT sections being loaded onto trailers for transport.
Taken on 6/24/19 by Jonathan Wu
The temporary support system for Span 1 being disassembled.
Taken on 6/12/2019 by Yousif Abdulla
The replacement of median barrier in progress.
Taken on 6/20/19 by Jonathan Wu
The south sidewalk of Span 2 being poured.
Taken on 6/12/19 by Jonathan Wu
Workers installing temporary pavement for the approach from the West.
Taken the afternoon of 6/9/19 by Jonathan Wu
Both new bridge decks in place.
Taken on the morning of 6/9/19 by Kelsey Kahn
Span 1 on the move with 100 ft of travel remaining.
Taken the night of 6/8/19 by Jonathan Wu
Gravel fill is being spread out to accommodate the SPMT’s travel path.
Taken the afternoon of 6/8/19 by Jonathan Wu
Both new bridge spans in place.
I-95 looking northbound, prior to opening up southbound lanes to traffic.
Taken the morning of 6/9/19 by Jonathan Wu
Span 1 being moved into place.
Taken the night of 6/8/19 by Pete Venoutsos
Bridge deck and girders removed over Southbound I-95.
Taken the afternoon of 6/8/19 by John Deliberto
A crane removing a girder from the bridge over Southbound I-95.
Taken on 6/8/19 by John Deliberto
SPMT machine supporting bridge Span 1.
Taken on 6/7/19 by Lou Eveno
Removing barriers from temporary roadway.
Taken on afternoon of 6/2/19 by Jill Barrett
New bridge deck.
Steel girders from old bridge span await recycling.
Taken on afternoon of 6/2/19 by Jonathan Wu
New and old bridge spans side-by-side.
Taken on morning of 6/2/19 by Jonathan Wu
Drone footage of Weekend 1 bridge span move.
Taken on night of 6/1/19 by Eric Tallarita
Span 2 moving into position Saturday night.
Taken on night of 6/1/19 by Pete Venoutsos
A crane removing a girder from the bridge over Northbound I-95.
Taken on morning 6/1/19 by Pete Venoutsos
Parapet removal from bridge sidewalk.
Taken on night of 5/31/19 by Pete Venoutsos
Aerial view of Span 2 in preparation for final movement.
Taken on afternoon of 6/1/19 by Eric Tallarita
Bridge deck demolition over Northbound I-95 continues into the morning.
Bridge deck demolition over Northbound I-95.
Taken on night of 5/31/19 by Jonathan Wu
SPMT machine supporting bridge Span 2.
Taken by John Deliberto on 5/31/19
The SPMT machine’s platform being lifted to test its hydraulics.
Taken on 5/28/19 by Jonathan Wu
A view of the SPMT machine being assembled under Span 1.
Gas main and Water main pipes completed under Span 2.
Taken on 5/7/19 by Jonathan Wu
Components for the self-propelled modular transporters (SPMTs) delivered on site, ready to be assembled. The SPMTs will use hydraulic power to lift the bridge spans and move them into place.
Taken on 5/3/19 by Jonathan Wu
Water main being installed under Span 2.
Taken on 4/30/19 by Jill Barrett
Workers assemble the rebar mat of Span 1 before the concrete deck is poured.
Taken on 4/10/19 by Jill Barrett
The contractor finishes the top of the concrete on Span 2 by making it a smooth surface.
Taken on 4/10/19 by Yousif Abdulla
A worker pours concrete for Span 1.
Taken on 4/10/2019 by Yousif Abdulla
The sidewalk and parapet (green rebar on right) on Span 2 will be poured after the bridge is in place.
Workers guide concrete over rebar for Span 2. Vibration equipment is used to remove air pockets.
Ironworkers are installing the bottom mat of epoxy rebar for Span 2. Each bridge deck has two levels of epoxy rebar and the bottom mat alone weights 40,000 lbs!
Taken on 3/28/19 by Yousif Abdulla
Carpenters are working to form the parapet walls and the pier\abutment ends of the deck.
Taken on 03/28/19 by Jonathan Wu
CTDOT Inspector testing the bolted connections of bridge Span 1 using a calibrated wrench. There are about 3,000 bolts per bridge span.
Taken on 3/20/19 by Yousif Abdulla
Workers have completed the installation of shear studs and deck forms to get the bridge deck ready for concrete pouring.
View of construction from Blachley St Bridge.
Taken on 3/22/19 by Jill Barrett
Governor Lamont: “We must provide Connecticut with a modernized transportation system that works.”
Taken on 3/11/19 by Robert Moore
CTDOT Deputy Commissioner Barry with Mayor Martin
Stamford’s Mayor David Martin welcomed attendees and introduced speakers
Bridge Span 2 taking shape.
Taken on 2/19 by Seth Duke
Girders being delivered.
Taken on 2/13/19 by Yousif Abdulla
Header beams readied for assembly into the temporary support system of Span 1.
Taken on 1/12/19 by Pete Venoutsos
Temporary support system of Span 2 effectively ready for the placement of girder steel.
Header beam being placed for the temporary support system of Span 2.
Taken on 12/18/2018 by Yousif Abdulla
Temporary support towers being erected for the temporary support system of Span 2.
Taken on 12/14/2018 Yousif Abdulla
Infield area being prepared for the assembly of the temporary support system for Span 1.
Taken on 10/26/2018 by Jonathan Wu
Temporary roadway being paved that will serve as the I-95 northbound bypass road during the weekend closures.
Taken on 09/17/2018 by Jonathan Wu