Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute honors seven bridges

News August 01, 2003
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Seven bridges were singled out for recognition in the 2003 Design Awards Competition sponsored by the Precast/Prestressed Concr

Seven bridges were singled out for recognition in the 2003 Design Awards Competition sponsored by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute.


The following is a brief description of each winning span.

* Ocean City-Longport Bridge Replacement Project, Ocean City, N.J. This bridge was designed by Parsons Brinckerhoff-FG Inc., Princeton, N.J., with precast concrete components supplied by Bayshore Concrete Corp., Cape Charles, Va. This project also won the award as Best Bridge with Spans Greater Than 135 Feet;

* Coton Bridge, Lansdowne, Va., Best Bridge With Spans Less Than 65 Feet. It was designed by CON/SPAN Bridge Systems in Dayton, Ohio, with precast concrete components supplied by Americast, Ashland, Va., and BridgeTek, Fredericksburg, Va.;

* Little Oak Creek Bridge, Corson County, S.D., as Best Bridge With Spans Between 65 and 135 Feet. It was designed by Interstate Engineering Inc., Mandan, N.D., with precast concrete components supplied by South Dakota Concrete Products, Pierre, S.D.;

* Jacques Cartier Bridge, Montreal, Quebec, as Best Rehabilitated Bridge. It was designed by SNC-Lavalin Inc. in Montreal with precast concrete components supplied by the Consortium SMDB, Montreal;

* AirTrain Light Rail System, Queens, N.Y., as Best Non-highway Bridge Co-Winner. It was designed by STV in New York with precast concrete components supplied by Bayshore Concrete Products, Cape Charles, Va.;

* Colonial Williamsburg Bridge To The Past, Williamsburg, Pa., as Best Non-highway Bridge Co-Winner. It was designed by Carlton Abbott & Partners PC, Williamsburg, with precast concrete components supplied by Tindall Corp., Petersburg, Va.;

* 38th Street Bridge, Tacoma, Wash., as Best Owner-Designed Bridge. It was designed by the Washington State Department of Transportation, Olympia, Wash., with precast concrete components supplied by Concrete Technology Corp., Tacoma.


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