Estero Bridge Case Study – LUSAS

November, 2007

Steel box girder redesign of Estero Parkway Flyover

Finley Engineering Group Inc. (FINLEY) used LUSAS Bridge for its engineering redesign of the Estero Parkway Flyover in Fort Myers, Florida for the contractor, ZEP Construction. In doing so, FINLEY’s four-steel box girder design produced significant savings in construction costs over an initially proposed cast-in-place concrete box girder design. As the result of the engineering redesign done using LUSAS and cost-effectiveness measures taken by Zep Construction, $1.85 million will be passed to the project’s owner, Lee County, Florida, as a value engineering credit. Read more…

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