The McBride Road Reconstruction and Bridge Replacement project in Jefferson County is part of the county’s Comprehensive Four-Year Road and Bridge Plan, a plan designed to replace a substantial number of antiquated timber bridges around the county. To replace two such bridges on McBride Road, WGK, Inc., oversaw a project to install a 14-foot by 10-foot box culvert at one water crossing and a 180-foot prestressed concrete beam bridge at the other. The road itself was likewise improved by a 0.7-mile grade/drain/base/pave project.
- Complete erosion control involving 15 tons of agricultural limestone, 15 tons of mulch, 823 linear feet of silt fencing and 1,473 tons of loose riprap.
- Application of 32,500 cubic yards of unclassified, borrow, excess, channel and granular excavation and material.
- Application of 11,600 gallons of prime coat and polymerized-emulsified asphalt.
- Installation of 51,400 pounds of reinforcing steel.
- Installation of 1,755 linear feet of prestressed concrete piling and 895 linear feet of prestressed beams.
- Addition of 34,450 pounds of reinforcement.
- Total Project Cost: $1.13 million.