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NW 5th Street Bascule Bridge Demolition & Replacement

Demolition prepared the site for impending new bridge construction.

Replacement included one mile of urban roadway reconstruction, structural steel bascule leaves, retaining walls, bulkheads, pier walls, drilled shafts, MSE walls, 421 LF of seawall steel sheet pile, gravity walls, concrete pier and fender composite piles.

Art Perez, PE, PSM


$3 million demolition
$59 million replacement


FDOT District 6


Miami, Miami-Dade, Florida


July 2008 - July 2010

FDOT Work Categories

8.1 Control Surveying
8.2 Design, Right of Way, and Construction Surveying
10.1 Roadway CEI
10.3 Construction Materials Inspection
10.4 Minor Bridge and Miscellaneous Structures CEI
10.5.1 Major Bridge CEI – Concrete,
10.5.2 Major Bridge CEI – Steel
10.7 Movable Span Bridge CEI

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