Boater alert, pile trimming underway

Boater alert, pile trimming underway

Work is underway to trim the concrete piles driven on the west side of the Pensacola Bay Bridge. The piles are being trimmed at, or near the water line in advance of topping them with massive concrete components informally known as a trophy pieces because their resemblance to a trophy or award.

Pile driving work continuing in Pensacola Bay

Pile driving work continuing in Pensacola Bay

Concrete test piles are being driven at each “bridge bent” location to determine the lengths and driving criteria for the production piles that will be driven at the location. The production piles will provide the foundation for the new bridge(s). More than 2,000 test and production piles are scheduled to be driven.

Construction team participates in bay clean-up

Construction team participates in bay clean-up

Twenty-four members of the Pensacola Bay Bridge construction team and their families participated in the recent “Project Greenshores” bay clean-up. The team collected 196 pounds of trash and debris along Bayfront Parkway and Wayside Park in Pensacola.

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