Northeast United State’s first precast concrete segmental bridge saved the Maine Department of Transportation $4 million when bid against a steel design alternate. Opened to traffic in 1983, this 2,719' long bridge has proven that precast segmental concrete bridges are a durable and economical answer to harsh northern winters.

A unique foundation design allowed for rapid construction of the piers which are faced with granite at the water line for protection against large ice floe damage. Precast segments were delivered onto and erected from the previously completed span on an underslung support frame using span-by-span construction.

Winner of three awards, including the Post-Tensioning Institute 1984 Award of Excellence.

“Attention to details to resist adverse weather conditions while not forsaking appearance still resulted in large cost savings when compared to other systems.”
1984 Post-Tensioning awards jury

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