UPRR_BRIDGE_OVER_IH10_05
Location: Houston, TX

• $43 million contract to remove and replace an existing UPRR bridge and widen IH-10

• 198 drilled shafts ranging in diameter from 24” to 84” and depth from 35’ to 105’

• 17,000 CY concrete in 8 months

• Shafts created the structural support for two sets of retaining walls and the new bridge abutment

Used temporary casing in the retaining wall shafts and permanent casing in the abutment shafts. All shafts were drilled using the slurry displaced method. Drilled with multiple rigs including a hydraulic unit mounted on a 140T new generation crawler crane and European style IMT rigs.

GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Balfour Beatty Infrastructure, Inc. HIGHWAY: Harris Co., IH-10

OWNER: Texas Department of Transportation