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Manhattan Bridge Reconstruction


New York City<br style='line-height:2px'>New York City Department of Transportation

HAKS provided construction inspection services as a subconsultant on this $150 million reconstruction of the Manhattan Bridge for the New York City Department of Transportation. Major project items included rehabilitating the lower roadway and anchorage roofs under the roadway, rehabilitating the substructures and retaining walls in the Brooklyn and Manhattan approaches, and installing new signs on the bridge and at the plazas on both ends. New lighting was installed on the lower roadway and in the plaza areas, the roadway was cleaned and painted, a steel grate platform was installed at the towers under the roadway, canopy lighting was provided at the towers, and asphalt milling and paving was performed at the approaches.

HAKS inspectors monitored various aspects of the contractor’s work, inspected MPT and provided office engineering backup as needed.   Reconstruction included concrete deck repairs; installation of shear studs and steel joints and placement of concrete for new deck; structural steel repairs at floor beams and diaphragms; installation of new steel floor beams, stringers and grid deck, haunches; and torqueing of bolts at all connections. Ancillary work included new traffic barrier installations and replacing and refurbishing electrical service, including panels, wiring and piping for new bridge lighting and traffic signals.