Residents in Hunterdon County, NJ are very particular about their bridges. Years past when the County suddenly painted their 100-year-old, white bridge on White Bridge Road a standard issue green, they took matters into their own hands one night and re-painted it white.
So when the County needed to replace said bridge, they came to Big R Bridge to ensure that the replacement’s design would resemble the existing bridge, complete with bolted trusses, gusset plates, lattice and, of course, just the right color of white.
The bridge was upgraded from single-lane to double-lane in order to better handle the load weights of today’s heavier vehicles, like fire engines.
Timely revisions on shop drawings and attention to scheduling detail kept the project running smoothly. The bridge was manufactured in our Abingdon, VA facility and installed in March of 2014 on its new abutments complete with historic, hand-laid beach stone finish.
Weather permitting the bridge is scheduled to open in early May of 2014.
One-lane bridges near extinction in Hunterdon County
White Bridge Road in Franklin getting a new bridge and it won’t be green
Trusses installed for White Bridge Road bridge in Franklin Township