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Second Quarter 2017
Sections of the deck is removed in order to remove and replace the existing expansion joints.
Hydraulic equipment is used to break up the existing concrete.
Reinforcing steel is placed in the new deck and parapet sections that will accommodate
the new overhead sign structure.
A crew continues Class S concrete repairs on a pier bent.
Crews conduct concrete haunch removals in span over roadway and sidewalks.
An Ironworker installs a new repair plate on the bottom flange of a fascia girder.
A crew utilizes a bridge snooper to access lower portions of the bridge truss section.
The bridge snooper is almost the exclusive access mechanism for steel repairs within
the truss sections of the bridge.
Truss section of the bridge in Spans 25 & 26 on the Groton side of the Thames river.
Looking North at the Thames River
Fisheye view looking North at the Thames River
Crews begin partial depth patch repairs on the deck
A Laborer completes preparation of a partial depth patch
Partial depth patches are measured before concrete placement
A crew places concrete is placed in partial depth patch
Concrete parapet is removed for new overhead sign base
A completed removal of deck and parapet section at new overhead sign location.
A Carpenter constructs working and forming platform for cantilevered portion of the deck
The Moog portable working platform can be raised and lowered to access remote areas.
A Moog under bridge portable working platform is utilized for accessing locations over the
outside edge of the bridge deck.
Workers enter the Moog from the bridge deck
Class S repairs continue on the concrete piers
Installing Portable Precast Barrier Curb – The Contractor develops a safe working zone across the bridge
Containment is installed for paint removal and recoating of bridge bearings.
Anti-Tracking Pads are constructed at the project access points.
Crews remove detrimental concrete for Class S repairs
Work Platforms (aka QuickDecks) are staged in preparation of being raised and installed
Crews place concrete in Class S repair locations on the pier caps beneath the bridge