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Houbolt Road Extension – Joliet, IL When it opens in early 2023, this new entrance to Joliet’s CenterPoint Intermodal Center will provide the fastest route for trucks and employees to access I-80, which will save time, miles, and costs. Construction is underway and crews are making tremendous progress on all aspects of the 1.5-mile-long bridge, including the 0.4-mile section over the Des Plaines River. The project is on track for an early Spring 2023 opening and toll pricing is now available...

Originally Published on NOV 30, 2022 Source: https://www.newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — Representatives of the companies revamping the Memorial Bridge met Tuesday with members of the community to answer their questions about the bridge and its future. “I use that bridge quite a bit and was curious about this new system, how it’s going to work,” said Robert Nicolai, who remembers when the toll bridge opened in the 1950s. “It sounds very nice, what they’re doing.” Parkersburg Bridge Partners held the first of two community open...

Originally Published on OCT 21, 2022 Source: https://www.newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — The Memorial Bridge won’t reopen to traffic until its $50 million rehabilitation project is complete, but that date has moved up to Aug. 31, 2023. That also means the operation and maintenance agreement with the City of Parkersburg is no longer needed, and Parkersburg City Council is expected to vote Tuesday night on terminating it. The measure on the agenda for the 7:30 p.m. meeting “replaces the old operating agreement and transitions full operations and...

Cline Avenue Bridge reinforces its position as the solution to area congestion. With an abundance of construction on surrounding routes and roadwork underway on I-90 between mile markers 3.4 to 4.6 from October 3 through December 6, drivers can rely on Cline Avenue Bridge as their timesaving route between Northwest Indiana and Chicago. The Cline Avenue Bridge is saving professional drivers time, miles, and money – contact traketic@unitebridgepartners.com to get your free time and mileage analysis to learn how much this...

Originally Published on September 23, 2022 BAY CITY BRIDGE PARTNERS THANKS CREW AT RECENT SAFETY DAY AT THE LIBERTY BRIDGE SITE   BAY CITY, MI – Bay City Bridge Partners (BCBP) thanked the crew working on rehabilitating Liberty Bridge at a recent Safety Day organized by LiUNA Local 1098.  The event was attended by officials from BCBP, general contractor Granite Kraemer JV, the City of Bay City, and local economic development champions.   “It’s a celebration of long hours and hard work. It’s...

Originally Published on JULY 26, 2022 Source: www.mlive.com BAY CITY, MI — The company behind rebuilding two of Bay City’s bridges has now found a place in town to call home.   Bay City Bridge Partners, a subsidiary of United Bridge Partners, announced that they have signed a lease on an office spot in downtown Bay City. BCBP general manager of operations Lynn Pavlawk said that the company will be at the MDL building at 300 Center Avenue in Suite 101, on the...

Originally Published on JULY 22, 2022 Source: www.mlive.com BAY CITY, MI — Crews are getting closer to having a portion of the Liberty Bridge open for traffic in Bay City. Community members were invited to a special event on Friday, July 22 called “Coffee with the Crew” at the Doubletree Hotel Riverfront Grille. Attendees were able to hear an update from the crews and staff working on the ongoing rehabilitation of the Liberty Bridge. “A lot of man hours have gone into this,” said Kevin...

Construction on this project is in full swing; when complete, this 1.5-mile highway extension will connect I-80 to the CenterPoint Intermodal Center (CIC), the largest inland port in the country. Now that all concrete piers are erected, precast concrete beams and steel plate girders are going up to lay the foundation for the bridge’s concrete deck, with concrete roadway installation also ongoing. This new entrance to the park will provide a direct route for trucks to access I-80, significantly reduce the...

Originally Published on MAY 19, 2022 Source: www.newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — The new owners of the Memorial Bridge looked to the structure’s past while celebrating a major step into the future Wednesday. Parkersburg Bridge Partners held a kickoff event for the bridge’s $50 million rehabilitation project to mark the recent start of construction and express gratitude to the local partners in the venture. “We are excited to have you be a part of the future history of this bridge,” said Emily Myers Duke, communications director...