Wasatch Bouldevard (08/22/2008) This officer directed people away from the safe sidewalk onto an extremely dangerous side road that was being used as a detour for Wasathc Boulevard during the 3300 South bridge moving project.
3300 South Bridge (08/22/2008) The 3300 South Bridge was constructed in an open area at 3900 South and is now taking a mile ride to its placement.
Making the Reliefs (06/16/2008) This picture shows the construction of the relief images for under the 3300 South Bridge. They've started doing this stuff on all major highway projects. The upper road is Wasatch Drive, the lower road I215. The picture is at the end of shift.
Relief Process (06/16/2008) The relief images are created from cut pieces of styrofoam built into the concrete form. When they remove the form, they have a simple relief image. I understand they design the pictures on a computer then get the measurements for the enlarged picture.
Design Work (06/16/2008) Workers are making the molds for the concrete design on the 3300 South Bridge.
Construction Workers (08/22/2008) You can tell the construction workers by the yellow hats. I understand that they use the little ones to crawl between the wheels to grease the wheels. Fortunately, there are no child labor laws in Utah.
Viewing Stands (08/22/2008) Viewing stands and media out for a bridge moving project.
Bridge Path (08/22/2008) As I understand, the bridge will drive to this location. At midnight they will close I215. Finish the removal of the old bridge, then drive the new bridge across this ramp, onto the freeway and into place. The freeway will be opened on Monday.
We Need a Taller Poll (08/22/2008) The Rocky Mountain Power Crew are installing higher telephone poles to make make room for the bridge.
Bridge Destruction (08/22/2008) Crews remove the pavement from the old 3300 South Bridge in anticipation of its final destruction.
This gallery shows images from the construction of the 3300 South Bridge. This bridge crosses I215 near the mouth of Parley's Canyon.
The bridge was constructed over a mile away from its final destination. To install the bridge, workers drove the new bridge along Wasatch Boulevard. They created a special on ramp between Wasatch Boulevard and I215.
As I understand, the plan is to close the freeway on Friday Night. Install the bridge on Saturday and have the freeway back up and running for the Monday morning rush hour traffic.