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New River Gorge Bridge Rehabilitation

Steel Rehabilitation

Location:

Fayetteville, WV

Owner:

WVDOH

General Contractor:

Advantage Steel and Construction

Completion Date:

October 2017

Advantage Steel and Construction performed rehabilitation and bearing work on the New River Gorge Bridge, one of the most historic bridges in the US, for the WVDOH. A unique jacking system was used to realign the bearings and install keeper bars. An access system was created to reach all points on the 800' high arch to perform miscellaneous repairs across the bridge. Repairs ranged from bolt replacements to concrete deck and joint repairs.

Key Construction Elements:
  • Bearing Alignment

  • Steel Erection

  • Deck Repairs

  • Access Engineering

  • Jacking System

  • Steel Fabrication

General Work Activities
  • Steel Erection

  • Steel Rehabilitation

  • Innovative Solutions

  • Temporary Support

  • Jacking

  • Demolition

  • Fabrication