Learn more about the new champlain bridge’s superstructure
Our web series “Inside the Giant” continues and this time, we are discussing the installation of steel box girders and concrete deck slabs. If the pillars and pier-caps are the legs of the bridge, the box girders and deck slabs would be the “upper body”. It is on these parts that the motorists will roll once the asphalt is poured.
Talal Sukkar, Project Engineer, East Approach, and Ryan Lovely, Project Engineer, West Approach, explain the challenges surrounding the installation of these huge pieces.
You will also find the main data concerning the superstructure of the new Champlain bridge in our infographic: