Skanska’s Florida bridge project shut down after construction barges slam into spans during Hurricane Sally

Dive Brief:

  • Florida Office of Transportation (FDOT) inspectors are continue to assessing the harm triggered to the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Pensacola, Florida, after barges used in the construction of the $430 million challenge broke no cost from their moorings for the duration of Hurricane Sally and slammed into it. Skanska USA’s Civil Southeast division is top construction of the framework, also recognised as 3 Mile Bridge. 
  • FDOT professionals are assessing the full bridge, together with the underwater substructure, and have as a result far established that five of the bridge’s one hundred and five spans are weakened over and above maintenance and will have to be changed. The FDOT is continue to assessing the extent of harm and formulating a approach for required repairs to other regions of the bridge. 
  • Right after its examination is comprehensive, the FDOT will shore up the bridge so that demolition of the five
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