Loomis Street Bascule Bridge Rehabilitation

PROJECT BACKGROUND

TranSmart provided structural engineering design services to repair the bascule bridge and two-span, fixed-approach viaduct at Loomis Street over the south branch of the Chicago River. This included replacing steel stringers and steel-grid bridge deck panels; deck slab repairs on the bascule fixed spans; and sidewalk brackets, panels, and railings. Repairs to the approach viaduct included deck slab repairs, placement of a new overlay, expansion joint replacement, formed concrete substructure repairs, and epoxy sealing cracked concrete. As a subconsultant, TranSmart prepared plans and specifications for completion by CDOT’s in-house forces.

 OWNER 

Chicago Department of Transportation (CDOT)

 SERVICE 

Structural Engineering

 STATE 

Illinois

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