~ Unusual L-shape rail was used to increase the rail to rail horizontal lane width.
~ The L-shape rail will not be used routinely.
~ There was some discussion on the scour predictions that necessitated costly 40' long sheet piling at one end bent.
~ There was concern that the excess grease used in the bent cap form pockets may prevent proper bond between the piles and the caps.
~ There was some discussion on the benefits of precast elements at this site. It was noted that the cast-in-place alternative would have required de-watering the site.
~ Despite the numerous logistical challenges presented by this site, the project accomplished the goals of shortening the construction time and avoiding moratoriums.