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Sunny Isles Blvd Bascule Bridge Rehabilitation

Bridge repair/rehabilitation along SR 826/Sunny Isles Blvd over the Intracoastal Waterway Bascule Bridges 870592 and 870593, and resurfacing along SR 826/Sunny Isles Blvd from NE 35th Ave to SR A1A (Collins Ave).

Major items of work include roadway grating replacement, replacement of the span lock assemblies, adjustment of counterweights/balancing of bascule leaves, reconditioning of span drive machinery including new motors and motor couplings, pinion bearing debris shields, adjustment to the brake assemblies, reconditioning of the span support machinery including new trunnion hub backing ring assemblies adjust live load shoes, cleaning and painting the bascule span and flanking span structural steel, and replacement of the span drives and the stand-by generator fuel tank.

Duties include tracking and distribution of submittals; requests for information; NCRs, etc; assisting SPE with progress and field meetings; coordination with various entities including USCG and City of Sunny Isles; issue identification/resolution.

Project Engineer

Al Banz, PE


$10.8 million


FDOT District 6


Miami-Dade County, Florida


August 2021 – Present

FDOT Work Categories

10.1 Roadway CEI
10.7 Movable Span Bridge CEI

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