US 285 and us 62/180 over hackberry draw and plaza street
Project Location: Carlsbad, NM
Design Completion Date: 08/2001
Existing concrete slab bridge with concrete pier caps and abutment seats bearing on pipe piles.
Bridge over river and roadway.
Channel width decreased enabling bridge length to be reduced from ten spans to five.
replaced bridge deck and barrier railings,
removed unnecessary pier caps and abutment seats,
converted outer pier caps to abutment seats,
repaired concrete at pier caps and wingwalls,
constructed new approach slabs.
Five 33’-4” long spans for an overall bridge length of 169’-6”.
Continuous for HS-20 live loading.
Bridge width of 82’ for four lanes of traffic, inside and outside shoulders, and sidewalks.
Excellence in Engineering Design, Honorable Mention Award, Given by the NMSH&TD in 2003.