I-78 EASTON ROAD BRIDGE ABUTMENT PROJECT
Bethlehem PA, USA
Location: Bethlehem PA, USA
Client: American Geotechnical and Environmental Services Inc. (AGES)
Owner: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, District 5
Duration: One year (2020-2021)
The project involves rehabilitation works required for the existing I-78 dual road bridge on Interstate 78 over Easton road near Bethlehem PA. Over the years, inspections showed settlement and rotation of the MSE walls, which support the bridge as abutments. The separation between MSE walls and the bridge was observed during recent inspections. The bridge was built in 1984 as a dual three-span continuous composite steel multi-girder bridge.
Rite Geosystems Inc., our USA Company was entrusted to provide complete instrumentation and real-time monitoring results for the project.
Scope of works include:
1. Supply of geotechnical instruments
2. Installation of geotechnical instruments
3. Automatic monitoring with compact dataloggers
4. Online web-based data management system (WDMS) with pre-set alarms