Structures Field Review Site 03 2014Burke, Bridge on I-40 over NC 18 (Sterling St)


Single span steel plate girder bridge with decorative “mountain view” shotcrete wall under the bridge and decorative facing on outside of bridge rails

Action Item:

Develop a new Project Special Provision for permanent shotcrete facing; address methods of curing in the PSP



Girders are approximately 142 feet long with a bolted field splice location about 10’ from the end

Action Item:

Investigate the possibility of increasing the 135’ maximum shipping length for bridges with girder lengths that exceed 135’ by only a few feet

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