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BQE Connector Ramp/ Gowanus Expressway
Brooklyn, NY

DESCRIPTION:
This project required the widening and complete replacement of the structural steel and concrete deck of the BQE Connector Ramp/ Gowanus Expwy. The extraordinarily heavy traffic conditions made this ramp a challenge to complete on time, but exquisite planning, communication and teamwork overcame the obstacles of downtown Brooklyn.

SCOPE:
This project required the complete demolition of the concrete deck and detailed shielding. New foundations, steel columns and stringers were added to widen the structure and new cast-in-place concrete decks and concrete barriers were constructed to complete the ramp. Additionally, electrical systems, painting and signage upgrades were performed. A phased construction approach was used to bring this project in on time.

NOTEWORTHY:
The BCW Connector Ramp was part of a $151 Million project on the Gowanus Expressway which was completed on time. The project received the Roger H. Corbetta “Award of Merit” from the Concrete Industry Board

 
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