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Caguanas River Bridge, Puerto Rico
 

• Construction Engineering
• Equipment Design
• Launch Procedures
• Onsite Supervision

 

 
On this project, which was the first curved incrementally launched bridge in North America, CTE staff designed the temporary works including the launching nose and pier tie-back system. The scope also included the setup and launching procedures, as well as on-site supervision.
 
Caguanas River Bridge, Highway P.R. 10, Utuado, Puerto Rico
 
      • Incrementally launched bridge, 387.5 m long
      • Maximum launch weight = 11,100 tons
      • Launched with two 1000 ton hydraulic jacks
      • Launched uphill against a 4% slope
      • Final alignment within 3 mm