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Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge

General Information

Beginning of works: 1996
Completion: 13 December 2003
Status: in use

Project Type

Location

Location: , , ,
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Coordinates: 37° 17' 43.00" N    89° 30' 57.00" W
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Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 351 m
total length 1 208 m
span lengths of main bridge 143 m - 351 m - 143 m
span lengths of approaches 11 × 52 m
deck width 31.5 m

Cost

cost of construction United States dollar 100 000 000

Materials

deck of main bridge composite steel-reinforced concrete
deck of approach viaducts steel

Chronology

26 July 1996

Groundbreaking ceremony and dedication of the bridge to Bill E. Emerson.

12 August 2003

The two halves of the bridge are connected mid-span.

13 December 2003

Opened to traffic.

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Participants

Owner
Design
Erection engineering
Co-contractor
Stay cables
Prestressing
Monitoring (2005)
Monitoring equipment

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20004444
  • Date created
    27/07/2002
  • Last Update
    05/02/2016