Grand Ave/BUS 51 over WI Central Ltd Railroad

Grand Ave/BUS 51 Bridge Rehabilitation
Transportation | Structure Design

This urban structure rehabilitation project consisted of various improvements to an existing 3-span continuous steel deck girder bridge that carries Business 51 (Grand Avenue) over a single-track facility owned and operated by the WI Central Ltd Railroad (owned by CNRR). The project scope included joint replacement, bearing replacement, full superstructure painting and a concrete masonry overlay under three construction stages and within the confines of a busy urban environment. Challenges included railroad coordination relating to paint removal/blasting operations and staging due to busy intersections located near both approaches.

Key Elements/Deliverables
  • Survey
  • Environmental documents (CEC)
  • Design Study Report (DSR)
  • Preliminary and final roadway plans
  • Preliminary and final structure plans
  • Final PS&E documents

Location: Marathon County, WI
Client: WisDOT NC Region