US 219, Sections C09 & D09, Bradford Bypass Rehabilitation Construction Inspection

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Engineering District 2-0 contracted Erdman Anthony to provide construction inspection and documentation services for the Bradford Bypass rehabilitation project in McKean County, PA. This project consisted of two construction sections (C09 and D09) that were constructed between 2006 and 2010 with a total construction value of $83.5 million. Erdman Anthony performed 84% of the construction inspection and managed a staff of up to twelve inspectors at peak times during this project. Erdman Anthony utilized two Disadvantaged Business Enterprise subconsultants for the remaining balance of work.

Section C09 included reconstruction of 3.7 miles and included construction of dual bridges (NB and SB) of the following types: a single-span composite-steel plate girder bridge 95 feet in length, a dual single-span welded plate girder bridge 105 feet in length, a 4-span continuous welded steel plate girder bridge 309 feet in length, a 4-span continuous welded steel plate girder bridge 595 feet in length, a dual single span prestressed continuous concrete I-beam bridge of approximately 120 feet in length, a dual single span prestressed continuous concrete I-beam bridge 120 feet in length, a dual single span composite prestressed concrete spread box beam bridge 60 feet in length. Roadway construction included Superpave asphalt mixture design for the base, binder, and wearing courses, drainage, lighting and steel sign structures. 

Section D09 included the rehabilitation of seven bridges involving hydro-demolition, Type 2 and 3 deck repairs, concrete repairs, structural steel repairs, replacement of expansion dams, repair and replacement of bearings, clean and paint existing structural steel. Construction also included the Foster Brook Interchange ramps, roadway reconstruction using Superpave asphalt mixture designs for the base, binder and wearing course, drainage, guide rail, concrete curbing, lighting, steel sign structures, fiber optic communication equipment for a project length of 4.1 miles.

Project Details

Location

McKean County, PA

Owner

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Engineering District 2-0

Construction Cost

$90M

Project Contact

Noel Caron, PE
  • Noel Caron, PE
  • 717-766-1741 x 5009
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