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AB Awarded Grand Island Project

The New York District office of American Bridge Company has been awarded a $48M contract by the New York State Thruway Authority for the rehabilitation of South Grand Island Bridges, which carry I-190 over the Niagara River between Tonawanda and Grand Island, NY.

Each of the twin bridges comprise of a truss arch bridge with a steel thru-arch in the middle, along with simple girder span approaches. Work is to include: panelized deck replacement on the northbound bridge; and bearing replacements and substructure repairs on both northbound and southbound bridges. Construction has just begun and is scheduled to be completed by November 2010.

American Bridge has been a leading builder of complex structures since its founding in 1900. The New York District’s current projects include three rehabilitation projects on Bronx Whitestone, Throgs Neck, and Triborough Bridges. The company is also working a deck replacement on the Chesapeake Bay Suspension Bridge; and the San Francisco Oakland Bay Self Anchored Suspension Bridge in California.