The stem and soffit pour occurred on October 3, 2016. Work for the month of October will include stripping forms from the stem and soffit, placing utilities within the bridge's box girder bays, and placing formwork and reinforcing steel for the bridge deck (driving surface of the bridge). Project Progress Photos For October 2016 Stem and soffit concrete pour Preparations for placing utilities within the bridge's box girder bays Preparations for placing utilities within the bridge's box girder bays close...
La Loma Bridge Project Updates
September 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
The contractor spent the month preparing for the "stem and soffit" concrete pour. Work included placing reinforcing steel for the stem and soffit and pier bent caps, placing ducts for pre-stressing strands, and placing formwork. Project Progress Photos For September 2016 Stem Forms Installed between Abut #1 and Pier 3 with Planking for Pouring Tightening Rebar Couplers for Soffit Steel Installing Stem Form Adjacent to Abut #5
August 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
Construction of the East Abutment and associated items are completed. This completes the construction of the various sub-structure components of the bridge. Construction of the bridge superstructure continues. Forms for the bridge soffit (bottom or underside of the box girder) have been placed, and the steel rebar and duct for the pre-stressing strands are being installed. The next large concrete pour will be the placement of the cast in place concrete for the box girder-stem and soffit is expected to...
July 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
June 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
Backfill of the west abutment and retaining wall was completed. Construction of the interior forms (area between exterior girders) began and is on-going. Steel and form placement for pier 4.5 (east abutment wall) began and is on-going. Excavation for the east abutment was completed and construction is on-going. Project Progress Photos For June 2016 Placing Steel for Exterior Girder Spandrel Arches and Installing Interior Forms Building Exterior Girder Spandrel Arch forms between Abut and Pier 2 Forming Arch Below Stem...
May 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
Construction of the west abutment and retaining wall at the west abutment was completed. Forming and steel placement for the mid-span exterior girders was completed and concrete was placed completing these portions of the exterior architectural girders. Formation of the remaining portions of the exterior girders continued. Project Progress Photos For May 2016 Nearly completed with forms for the exterior girder spandrel arch between Piers 2 and 4 Building retaining wall forms at abut #1
April 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
Contractor began construction of the west abutment, and forming and placing steel (rebar) for the exterior girders and spandrel arches. Construction work is transitioning from construction of sub-structure components to that of super-structure components. This includes the architectural items that will be very visible in the completed product, such as the exterior girders and spandrel arches. Project Progress Photos For April 2016 South side overview of exterior girder forms construction Placement of steel for exterior girder spandrel arches and continuation...
March 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
Pile driving operation at the west abutment is complete and the contractor will soon move to the east side of the structure to begin construction of the east abutment adjacent to South Arroyo Blvd. In order to accommodate this work, the bridge plans include a temporary lane shift and slight lane width reduction for both the northbound and southbound lanes of South Arroyo Blvd at the intersection with La Loma Rd. This shift in traffic will extend to near completion...
February 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
Bridge deck demolition continues throughout the month. The contractor begun excavation sub-structure work for the new bridge deck. Project Progress Photos For February 2016 </h3 South side, long distance image of bridge demolition Workers continue to demolish the bridge Removal of Existing Abutment and Retaining Walls
January 2016 La Loma Bridge Project Update
Bridge deck demolition is underway and is expected to continue through February. The contractor anticipates beginning work on the sub-structure for the new bridge deck in February. Project Progress Photos For January 2016 Progress of bridge demolition - view of South side of bridge Two jackhammer cranes demolish the bridge One jackhammer cranes continues to demolish the bridge