Hunter’s Station Bridge – Revised Traffic Control Plan

Tionesta Township
Forest County, Pennsylvania 

Project Manager: Raymond Henney, PE

Cost: $24,000,000
Completion Date: 2018

SAI was responsible for the revised Traffic Control Plan for the Hunter’s Station Bridge Replacement on SR 0062 that traverses over the Allegheny River. The revised plan consisted of three (3) stages of construction that utilized the existing and new bridge during construction with temporary traffic signals while the off-line new bridge and approach roadway work was constructed.

The physical features of this project include:

  • Bridge was 1,124′ four (4)-span continuous composite steel plate girder structure (maximum span of 350’).
  • The bridge deck was 44,117 sf (out/out) and consisted of two (2)-12-0’ travel lanes and two (2)-6’ shoulders.
  • Included 3,878,000 lb. of structural steel and 592,591 lb. of reinforcing steel.
  • SR 0062 required approach roadway reconstruction on one end of the new bridge and a new alignment at the other end.
  • SR 3002 required an extension to tie into the new alignment of SR 0062.

Other features of this project include:

  • The revised plan eliminated a 43 mile detour of SR 0062.
  • Revised Traffic Control Plan consisted of three (3) construction stages.
  • Stage 1 – utilized the existing bridge with one (1) lane of traffic in each direction.
  • Stage 2 – utilized the existing bridge with one (1) alternating lane of traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals.
  • Stage 3 – utilized the new bridge with one (1) alternating lane of traffic controlled by temporary traffic signals.

Project Owner: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, District 1-0
Contact: Tyler Caldwell (Mekis Constr. Corp.)
Phone: 724.283.6200

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