GMRR Bridge #114 Emergency Irene Repair

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ECI Rail Constructors repairs a dangerously listing bridge after Tropical Storm Irene floods Vermont.

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GMRR Bridge #114 Emergency Irene Repair

  1. 1. GMRR Bridge #114Tropical Storm Irene Emergency Repairs Chester, Vermont ECI Rail Constructors, Inc. September 2011 www.eci-rail.com
  2. 2. Tropical Storm Irene
  3. 3. NWS Bulletin for Irene 5:00 PM on August 28, 2011• RAINFALL...IRENE IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 8 INCHES... FROM NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK STATE NORTHEASTWARD THROUGH THE NORTHERN PORTION OF NEW ENGLAND. THESE RAINS...COMBINED WITH HEAVY RAINS OVER THE PAST FEW WEEKS...COULD CAUSE WIDESPREAD FLOODING AND LIFE-THREATENING FLASH FLOODS.
  4. 4. Initial ECI Site VisitTuesday – August 31
  5. 5. Mobilization & Access Construction Wed-Sat: Sept 1 to Sept 3
  6. 6. Mobilize CranemastersSaturday – September 3
  7. 7. Setup CranesSaturday – September 3
  8. 8. Bridge Brought to Vertical & Secured Sunday – September 4
  9. 9. Stabilize West Abutment Monday - September 5
  10. 10. Install Pedestal at NW Bearing Tuesday – September 6
  11. 11. Secure Work from Tropical Storm Lee Wednesday – September 7
  12. 12. Test Borings at East Abutment Thursday – September 8
  13. 13. Start Driving Pipe PilesThursday – September 8
  14. 14. Testing & Driving Pipe Piles Friday – September 9
  15. 15. 13.75-in-OD x 0.707-inch wall Pipe Pile Splicing – 2 hrs/joint
  16. 16. Final Driving of Pipe PilesSaturday – September 10
  17. 17. Shotcreting of West Abutment Sunday – September 10
  18. 18. Sheet Pile Wall to Extend Damaged West Abut Sunday - September 10
  19. 19. Temporary Bearing Pedestal Sunday - September 11
  20. 20. Setting Bridge on Temporary Bearing Supports Sunday - September 11
  21. 21. Pouring Concrete Backwall & Abut Extension Monday – September 11
  22. 22. Final Welding & Bracing of Piles & Pedestal Tuesday – September 13
  23. 23. Rebuilding Approach Embankment Tuesday – September 13
  24. 24. West Approach Track Reconstruction Tuesday – September 13
  25. 25. Team PhotoTuesday – September 13
  26. 26. First TrainWednesday – September 14

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