Client Name: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Total Contract Value: $27.7 million
This was a $20+ million project funded by the US Government to repair the existing crossing known as the Mudeirej Bridge damaged during recent conflict. The Mudeirej Bridge formerly consisted of two bridge spans, the North Bridge is for westbound traffic and the South Bridge is for eastbound traffic, separated by approximately 0.8 m. The intent of this project was to rehabilitate and repair the damage to the North Bridge, demolish most of the remaining portions of the South Bridge, and reconstruct the South Bridge. Work had to be completed while maintaining the original architectural and structural features of the original pre-cast, pre-stressed and post-tensioned concrete box girders with concrete elongated octagonal shape piers. Design of the work had to meet local standards and the bridge had to maintain the same traffic capacity. Design was performed by Khatib & Alami, a noted Lebanese A/E firm.