Emergency Repairs to Impact Damaged Bridge at I-90 Exit 53 Overpass

The top level curved (R=819’) flyover of the triple tiered traffic pattern sustained severe damage.
Project Owner

New York State Transportation Authority (NYSTA)

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Project Overview

In a single weekend, the damaged superstructure elements of the I-190 Interchange over I-90 were removed, replaced with a pre-cast deck and girder system along with rail, expansion joints, overlay and extensive Workzone Traffic Control (WZTC).

Project Stats

Union Concrete orchestrated construction on a compressed timeline of a 59-hour full Interchange ramp & mainline closure allowance in 47 hours, ensuring all components flowed seamlessly within a compact site.
Coordination with NYSTA, NYSDOT, NITTEC and other local agencies were crucial to the success of this project.
Project Management and field supervision established a detailed schedule, and contingency plans, using half hour increment allowances through close correspondence with subs and suppliers.
project highlights

Key project highlights preformed.

This was a feature project presented at the WNY Chapter of American Bridge Construction and Design in Spring 2017.
Annual Average Daily Traffic
100,000+ patrons
Project Specific Safety Meeting
Almost 100 parties were in attendance to ensure a smooth operation.

Let's get to work.

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