Cumberland County bridge project receives national award
The state Department of Transportation and North Middleton Township, Cumberland County received national recognition for its Spring Road Bridge Replacement Project. The award was presented as part of the America’s Transportation Awards program sponsored by the American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO). The project was recognized as the “Best Recovery Act Project” among the small project category.
Spring Road Bridge spans the Conodoguinet Creek in North Middleton Township and connect northern Cumberland County to a business community near Carlisle, Pa. The old bridge was originally constructed in 1930 and was on the structurally deficient listing before replacement. The new bridge was designed by Gibson-Thomas Engineering and was constructed by J.D. Eckman, Inc. PHIA member, Michael Baker, Jr., Inc., served as the project manager/inspector. The cost of replacement was $1.7 million.
For more information on the project or the awards program, click here. PHIA congratulates all involved with this project on receiving this award.