The 2017 biennial inspection of the George Washington Bridge, New York approaches, Henry Hudson ramps and retaining walls.
Thornton Tomasetti performed biennial inspection of the George Washington Bridge New York approach roadways, in addition to Henry Hudson Parkway ramps and retaining walls. Field teams inspected 17 bridges, with 156 spans consisting of prestressed, post-tensioned concrete, reinforced concrete T-beams and multigirder structures, nine retaining walls, and sign structures. Thornton Tomasetti also designed repair details for immediate action conditions and performed Level 2 load-rating updates. All work was performed in accordance with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and New York State Department of Transportation guidelines.
Thornton Tomasetti was able to overcome complex logistical issues to facilitate the successful completion of this challenging inspection project on time and within budget.
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