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This listing of construction milestones is maintained directly by Greenville Bridge project field personnel.


Contract to Open New Bridge - Stripe, Sign and Surface the new bridge. Switch Traffic to the new bridge and Demolish the old bridge. Contract to be let in fall of 2009.

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Arkansas Approach to the Main Span Unit - Construct 4600 feet of bridge plus connecting roadway. Work started in the spring of 2006 and completion is expected in the summer of 2009.



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Mississippi Approach to the Main Span Unit - Construct 6500 feet of bridge plus connecting roadway. Work started in the spring of 2005 and completion is expected in the spring of 2008.



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BRIDGE SPAN COMPLETE - Final floorbeam installed in closure span; final concrete deck panels installed; final closure pours between remaining deck panels.



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Piers 37-38: MAIN SPAN CLOSURE - Superstructure erection meets between bridge towers



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Pier 39 Tiedown: Superstructure reaches Pier 39 (anchor pier, Mississippi shore)



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Pier 36 Tiedown: Superstructure reaches Pier 36 (anchor pier, Arkansas shore)-- COMPLETED JANUARY 2006



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Pier 37: Erect superstructure segments with structural steel, stay cable installation and precast concrete deck panels - (Began June 1, 2005)



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Pier 38: Construct upper (plumb) tower legs - tower reaches full height (with exception of pier caps)



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Pier 38: Post-tension strut and pier cap



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Pier 38: Construct "bow-tie" strut between tower legs -- May 2005



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Pier 38: Construct battered (inclined) lower tower legs



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Pier 38: Construct pier shaft and pier cap - COMPLETED SEPTEMBER 2004



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Pier 37: Construct upper (plumb) tower legs - tower reaches full height (with exception of pier caps)



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Pier 37: Construct "bow-tie" strut between tower legs - March 2005



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Pier 37: Construct battered (inclined) lower tower legs - COMPLETED NOVEMBER 2004



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Pier 37: Construct pier shaft and pier cap - COMPLETED AUGUST 2004



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Pier 36 (Arkansas shore) - Construct anchor pier for west end of bridge. PIER 36 COMPLETED NOVEMBER 2004



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Pier 38: concrete seal pour of caisson dredge wells, distribution cap at top of caisson: PIER 38 CAISSON COMPLETED APRIL 2004



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Pier 37: concrete seal pour of caisson dredge wells, distribution cap at top of caisson: PIER 37 CAISSON COMPLETED FEBRUARY 2004



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Pier 38: Excavation & sinking of caisson into river floor to predetermined elevation.
Pier 38 reached founding elevation on March 13, 2004.



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Pier 38: Pouring of support caisson, sinking of caisson to river bottom. Caisson reached river bottom week of October 11, 2002.



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Pier 38: Cutting edge floated into place. Positioning of cutting edge into caisson guide -- June 27, 2002.



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Pier 37: Excavation & sinking of caisson into river floor to predetermined elevation.
Pier 37 reached founding elevation on January 16, 2004.



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Pier 37: Pouring of support caisson, sinking of caisson to river bottom. Caisson reached river bottom on August 9, 2002



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Pier 37: Cutting edge floated into place. Positioning of cutting edge into caisson guide -- April 10, 2002



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Laying of articulated concrete mattresses on river bottom around sites of piers 37 and 38 - week of December 10, 2001



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Official groundbreaking ceremony -- November 2, 2001



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Awarding of construction contract to the low bidders -- July 27, 2001



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Acceptance of contractor bids for construction of bridge, MDOT Headquarters, Jackson, MS -- June 26, 2001



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