The Ithaca, N.Y., bridge is registered in the National Register of Historic Places; its original truss steel dates from the Model T era and had a 15-ton load restriction.
The steel multigirder superstructure allowed the removal of weight restrictions while preserving the historic flavor of the original truss structure. Moreover, three bays carry water, sewer and gas lines between Cornell University and the Forest Home community.
The Cayuga Heights Fire Department celebrated the completion of the new bridge by sending its heaviest fire truck across Fall Creek when the bridge opened to traffic.
Historic bridge in New York state revitalized
The AR seal trials were applied at temperatures exceeding 340°F.
The pilot program specifications had crews applying six distinct product combinations on designated portions of S.R. 36, 44 and 95.
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) has been using asphalt rubber (AR) seal coats as a pavement preservation strategy or an interlayer for pavement-rehabilitation projects since the 1970s.