Rendering: I-4 Ultimate - I-4 and 408 (Night)
June 20, 2019

I4 Ultimate, Orlando, Florida

This 21-mile expansion of the major corridor through metropolitan Orlando is a signature project featuring four additional express lanes, thirteen widened bridges, 74 bridge replacements, and 53 new bridges. The budget estimates are set around $2.3 billion with a public-private partnership, and this is known to be the single largest project in FDOT history. AFT’s ongoing role during the construction process centers around PDA, and remote vibration

June 19, 2019

Gerald Desmond Bridge, Long Beach, California

New 650 million-dollar signature cable-stay bridge at the Port of Long Beach is supported on over 350 base grouted Cast in Drilled Hole (CIDH) pile (drilled shafts). The varying diameters of the bridge are 5, 6, and 8 feet, while the maximum length is 188 feet. AFT was invited to the project as an expert base grouting consultant partially through the ongoing load test program. AFT’s

June 18, 2019

Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement, New York

In 2012, the New York State Department of Transportation conducted a design phase test pile program before moving ahead with the design-build project. This new development replaces the existing Tappan Zee Bridge on Interstate 287. Project cost estimations stood at 5.2 billion dollars. AFT’s involvement in the test pile program included Cross-hole Sonic Logging (CSL), Shaft Inspection Device (SID), and STATNAMIC™ Load Testing. Our main scope of work included axial STATNAMIC™ load