Ben Sawyer Swing Bridge Replacement Receives National DBIA Award
Florence & Hutcheson is pleased to announce the Ben Sawyer Bridge Rehabilitation project has won the National Design-Build Award for Transportation Projects under $50 Million from the Design Build Institute of America. The award was presented at the awards ceremony on October 18 that was part of the National DBIA Conference in Las Vegas.
The $32 million project included complete replacement of the bridge’s superstructure (including approach spans and swing span) during a 10-day bridge closure. F&H provided bridge design services that included existing bridge assessment, seismic isolation bearings, approach slab, end bent retrofit, and fender system design. Other services included roadway design, traffic control, environmental permitting, construction QC inspections, and management of specialty subconsultants.
The photo includes Mr. Schuch (second from left) and representatives from PCL (the contractor) and Hardesty & Hanover (lead engineer). Click for more information on the Design-Build Institute of America visit: