Steel Savings

Bd&e Issue 50, 2008

A recent project to complete an engineering redesign of the Estero Parkway Flyover in Florida was carried out using Lusas Bridge software. Consultant Finley Engineering Group redesigned the bridge, which is in Fort Myers, for the contractor ZEP Construction.

Finley’s four-steel box girder design produced significant savings in construction costs over the cast-inplace concrete box girder design which was originally proposed. As the result, some US $1 .85 million will be passed to the project owner, Lee County in Florida, as a value-engineering credit. Read more…

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