Friday, March 23, 2012

Paramount Blvd. Bridge Update

  • Construction crews have began pile driving the bridge footings in the center median that will eventually support the center section of the new bridge.

  • Pile driving on the eastbound and westbound sides of the freeway is expected to begin very soon.

  • The (precast pre-stressed bulb tee) girders arecurrently being manufactured off-site and will be delivered to the construction site and set in place on the bridge supports using cranes.

  • Nearby residents and businesses may experience noise and vibrations during the hours of construction.

  • Ortiz Enterprises, Inc. from Irvine, California has been awarded this $4.8 million contract. Funds were provided by the Federal Highway Administration’s Emergency Relief Fund.