1st Beam Set in Place on End Abutments Only, Making a Clear Span of Creek.
Piers Shown are from Old Bridge Which Will be Demolished.
The new bridge is supported by 5 Concrete I-Beams.
Each beam is 151 feet 6 1/2 inches and are 8 feet in height.
Each beam weighs 110 tons.
Two mobile cranes, one at each end, set the beams.
One rated 440 tons and the second rated 300 tons.
Beams were manufactured by New Enterprise Stone & Limestone Co., Inc.
Shipped from Roaring Springs, PA with state police escort.