Portageville, NY, United States
483-ft. (147-m) railway bridge (single span)
American Bridge Company
Modjeski & Masters
Fabrication of the steel bridge superstructure (3,900 tons)
Longest girder: 71 ft. (21,6 m)
Construction of a railway bridge spanning over the Genesee River in Portageville, NY.
Large welded box chord members were painted inside and outside. Both trusses were assembled in the shop using a progressive assembly procedure to insure proper fabrication geometry for proper field fit up.
Merit Award – Prize Bridge Awards – “Major Span” Category
Awarded by the National Steel Bridge Alliance