Nine winners have been named in Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) 11th Biennial Bridge Awards Competition, recognizing excellence in concrete bridge
Nine winners have been named in Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) 11th Biennial Bridge Awards Competition, recognizing excellence in concrete bridge design and construction. Selected from a pool of 42 entries spanning North America, the winners will be recognized at the American Concrete Institute Fall Convention in St. Louis, Mo., in November.
This year’s winning projects include:
- South Slough Bridge #91, Snohomish County, Wash.
- Agua Hedionda Lagoon Railroad Bridge Replacement, Carlsbad, Calif.
- Otay River Bridge, San Diego, Calif.
- Big Cottonwood Canyon Bridge, Salt Lake County, Utah
- Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown Expressway Expansion, Tampa, Fla.
- McEwen Drive Interchange at Interstate 65, Franklin, Tenn.
- Port Columbus International Crossover Taxiway, Columbus, Ohio
- Forty Foot Road Pedestrian Bridge, Montgomery County, Pa.
- Maple Avenue Bridge, Redmond, Ore.
Completed between June 2006 and March 2008, all submitted projects Û covering a variety of structure types and construction methods Û were evaluated on the basis of creativity, functionality, and economy by a jury of three bridge professionals. Judges included Edward Wasserman, civil engineering director-Structures, Tennessee Department of Transportation; Myint Lwin, director, Office of Bridge Technology, Federal Highway Administration; and, Barney Martin, Jr, president, Modjeski and Masters, Inc. The next installment of the bridge awards is scheduled for 2010.