For Immediate Release
CHECKERED HOUSE BRIDGE WINS 2014 AMERICAN COUNCIL OF ENGINEERING (ACEC) AWARD
Tallahassee, FL (May 6, 2014) Finley Engineering Group (FINLEY), CHA and Harrison and Burrowes Bridge Constructors received the 2014 American Council of Engineer (ACEC) honor award for its complex bridge design and construction engineering work on the Checkered House Bridge Design-Build project located in Richmond, Vermont.
Built in 1929, the Checkered House Bridge is a 350 ft.- long steel truss bridge placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. This project is only the second design-build project undertaken by the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) since design-build project delivery was authorized by the Vermont legislature. This was the first time that a steel truss bridge this size was widened. Read more…