National Steel Bridge Alliance

Vine Street Expressway (I-676) Bridge Reconstruction Project

National Award -- Short Span

 

Project Team

  • Steel fabricator and detailer: High Steel Structures LLC, Lancaster, Pa. *AISC MEMBER* *AISC CERTIFIED*

  • Engineer: Pennoni, Philadelphia

  • General contractor: Buckley & Company, Inc., Philadelphia

  • Owner: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Harrisburg, Pa.

Prize Bridge Information

  • Year Awarded: 2020
  • Year Completed: 2018
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Award Class: Short Span

Structure Information

  • Structure Type: Plate Girder
  • Coating System: Paint
  • Span Length (ft): 18th Street – Span 1 = 95’-2”; Family Court – Span 1 = 95’-5”; 19th Street – Span 1 = 95’-2”; 20th Street/Benjamin Franklin Parkway/Free Library – Span 1 = 95’-8”; 21st Street – Span 1 = Varies 119'-5 1⁄2” to 133’-10”; 22nd Street – Span 1 = 106’-5”
  • Structure Length (ft): 18th Street = 97’-10”; Family Court = 98’-0”; 19th Street = 97’-10”; 20th Street/Benjamin Franklin Parkway/Free Library =98’-6”; 21st Street = Varies 120’-3 1⁄2” to 135’-6 7⁄8”; 22nd Street = 108’-11”
  • Average Deck Width (ft): 18th Street = 69’-10 1⁄2”; Family Court = 120’-0”; 19th Street = 64’-11”; 20th Street/Benjamin Franklin Parkway/Free Library = 643’-0”; 21st Street = 67’-0”; 22nd Street = 83’-6”
  • Steel Weight/Deck Area (lb/ft²): 18th Street = 0.220 Tons/SY; Family Court = 0.164 Tons/SY; 19th Street = Tons/SY; 20th Street/Benjamin Franklin Parkway/Free Library = 0.268 Tons/SY; 21st Street = 0.257 Tons/SY; 22nd Street = 0.250 Tons/SY
  • Amount of Steel (tons): 2846