National Steel Bridge Alliance

Broadway Bridge over the Arkansas River

Merit Award -- Major Span

 

Project Team

  • Steel fabricators:

    • Veritas Steel, Palatka, Fla. *AISC MEMBER* * AISC CERTIFIED*

    • W&W | AFCO Steel, Little Rock, Ark. *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

    • Delong’s, Inc., Jefferson City, Mo. *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Steel detailer: Tensor Engineering, Indian Harbour Beach, Fla. *AISC MEMBER*

  • Engineers: 

    • HNTB, Kansas City, Mo.

    • Garver, North Little Rock, Ark.

  • Prime contractor: Massman Construction Co., Overland Park, Ks.

  • Owner: Arkansas Department of Transportation, Little Rock, Ark.

Prize Bridge Information

  • Year Awarded: 2020
  • Year Completed: 2017
  • Location: Little Rock/North Little Rock, AR
  • Award Class: Major Span

Structure Information

  • Structure Type: Arch
  • Coating System: Paint
  • Span Length (ft): Approach and Main Spans: 126'-137'-180'-448'-448'-199'-227'
  • Structure Length (ft): 1765
  • Average Deck Width (ft): 73
  • Steel Weight/Deck Area (lb/ft²): 20
  • Amount of Steel (tons): 4097