Rush Creek Bridge Construction
Bankhead National Forest, Double Springs, AL

The USDA Design Build Rush Creek Aquatic Organism Passage (Bridge Construction) consisted of removing an existing steel culvert, removing endangered mussels, reestablishing the existing creek water flow, and installing a new steel and concrete bridge. Rolin Construction partnered with Sawgrass Consulting LLC for engineering and design.

The bridge was constructed with with steel H-piles pre-drilled into rock, precast sidewalls, abutments, and bridge panels. The roadways and approached were then changed to meet the 100 yr floodplain and match the new bridge elevations. Work was completed within the 60 day schedule that as given by the USDA for the forest dry season and not to disrupt further organism migration.

Saw Grass Consulting

Bankhead National Forest, Double Springs, AL

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