DDOT L’Enfant Promenade Bridges Bearing Repair/Re-set

Structure Jacking & Load Transfers
/ Bearing Replacements

The bridge carrying l”Enfant Plaza Promenade in built in the 70’s suffering from corrosion of the abutment bearings and mis-alignment issues due to improper installation.. OTB Contracting was hired to design and implement the bridge jacking and bearing repair & re-set operations required by DDOT consultants to replace severly corroded bearing components, anchor bolts and install with the proper alignment.The bridge was jacked in stages at the designated locations and a total of 20 large size rocker bearings were refurbished.

Contractor: Martins Construction Corp.
Architect/Engineer: VDOT
Owner: DC Department of Transportation
Location: Washington, DC
Completed: February 2014