Construction Photos & Videos

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Time lapse video

 

June 2019

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

 

Construction weekend 2 | June 7 - June 10

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.

Taken on the morning of 6/9/19 by Kelsey Kahn

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

 

Construction Weekend 1 | May 31 - June 3

Removing barriers from temporary roadway.

Taken on afternoon of 6/2/19 by Jill Barrett

New bridge deck.

Taken on afternoon of 6/2/19 by Jill Barrett

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.

Taken on morning 6/1/19 by Pete Venoutsos

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

 

May 2019

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.

Taken on 5/28/19 by Jonathan Wu

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

 

APRIL 2019

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.

Taken on 4/10/19 by Yousif Abdulla

Workers guide concrete over rebar for Span 2. Vibration equipment is used to remove air pockets.

Taken on 4/10/19 by Yousif Abdulla

 

March 2019

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.

Taken on 3/28/19 by Yousif Abdulla

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

Taken on 3/11/19 by Robert Moore

Stamford’s Mayor David ­­­Martin welcomed attendees and introduced speakers

Taken on 3/11/19 by Robert Moore

 

February 2019

Bridge Span 2 taking shape.

Taken on 2/19 by Seth Duke

Girders being delivered.

Taken on 2/13/19 by Yousif Abdulla

 

January 2019

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.

Taken on 1/12/19 by Pete Venoutsos

 

Winter 2018

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

 

fall 2018

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