National Steel Bridge Alliance

Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge

National Award -- Special Purpose

 

Project Team

  • Steel fabricator: Newport Industrial Fabrication, Newport, Maine *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Steel erector and contractor: White/Skanska/Consigli, JV, Framingham, Mass.

  • Steel castings: Cast ConneX Corporation, Toronto *AISC MEMBER*

  • Engineer of record: STV, Boston

  • Designer: Rosales + Partners, Boston

  • Owner: Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Boston

Prize Bridge Information

  • Year Awarded: 2020
  • Year Completed: 2018
  • Location: Boston, MA
  • Award Class: Special Purpose

Structure Information

  • Structure Type: Plate Girder
  • Coating System: Metalized
  • Span Length (ft): 43', 36', 49', 49', 23', 226', 16', 21', 25', 30', 30'
  • Structure Length (ft): 548
  • Average Deck Width (ft): 14
  • Steel Weight/Deck Area (lb/ft²): 0.03 tons per sq. ft
  • Amount of Steel (tons): 308