Fast-track Biloxi Bay bridge

The construction of a bridge destroyed in a hurricane was completed early, and with some added aesthetic benefits. The US 90 Bridge over Biloxi Bay was one of many major highway and railroad bridges knocked out of service due to Hurricane Katrina. The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Federal Highways Administration (FHWA) elected to replace it with a new high-level bridge using the design-build project delivery method, which allows design, engineering, permitting, and construction activities to be conducted simultaneously. This article discusses the reconstruction of the bridge, including consideration of aesthetics.

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  • Accession Number: 01146948
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Dec 24 2009 8:32AM