On-Call Bridge Assessments

Amid our many projects for ODOT, FSB provided repair assessments for five separate Oklahoma bridges.

Our resulting recommendations include: bridge superstructure replacement, abutment and pier cap widening, approach widening and guardrail upgrades. Following the assessments, FSB is currently designing repairs to four of these bridges. They include:

State Highway 63 over Sycamore Creek Bridge rehabilitation – LeFlore County, Oklahoma

Found to be structurally deficient during the assessment, FSB is designing a bridge rehabilitation and, at the request of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation, is including a widened roadway to include shoulders for improved safety. This 186’, steel beam, three-span project employs a shoo-fly during rehabilitation to reduce construction time and cost.

State Highway 63 over Richmond Creek Bridge rehabilitation – LeFlore County, Oklahoma

Following an assessment that concluded the bridge to be structurally deficient, FSB is designing a rehabilitation project for this approximately 41 LF, single span, steel beam bridge. The rehabilitation includes widening the roadway and bridge deck, shoulders and guardrail. A shoo-fly will be utilized to minimize disruption of traffic.

U.S. Highway 271 over a no-name creek – Pushmataha County, Oklahoma

The rehabilitation design for this approximately 51 LF, single span, steel beam bridge includes widening the roadway and bridge deck, shoulders and guardrails. A shoo-fly also is being used to improve construction time, cost and quality.

U.S. Highway 271 over Snow Creek – Pushmataha County, Oklahoma

FSB found that due to a structural deficiency, rehabilitation for this approximately 61 LF, single span, steel beam bridge would be required. The project is complicated by the combination of a shallow angle intersection, a horizontal curve and a vertical curve in close proximity to the east end. The rehabilitation project includes widening the roadway, shoulders and guardrails, and using a shoo-fly to expedite construction time and reduce cost.

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LeFlore & Pushmataha Counties, OK

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Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT)

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“We received several comments from residents and contractors about how thorough all the plans were and how they appreciated the job the designers did… So thank you and keep up the good work!”

Chris Wallace, Division 1 Construction Engineer, ODOT
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bridges require roadway widening
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separate bridges assessed
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FSB structural & civil engineers involved