Route 53 & Route 57 Bridge

Weston, Connecticut

Owner

Connecticut DOT 

Engineer

Stantec

Contractor

McNamee Construction Corporation, Lincolndale, NY

Year

2015

Span

40′-4″

Rise

6′

Width

40′

Skew

Arches

10 Fiber Glass Tubes, 4′ spacing, 15″ diameter

Headwall

Redi-Rock limestone faced, MSE Wall

Highlights

  • ConnDOT Specified the Composite Arch Bridge System as a recommended technology to be utilized for the Route 53 & Route 57 bridge replacement
  • AIT’s first bridge in Connecticut
  • Ideal for a small site with minimal room for large equipment.
  • Arches were bonded out of footing to allow cofferdam recovery. 
"This is a bridge that is a symbolic bridge for the state of Connecticut in terms of what needs to be done, how it need to get done, and the kind of partnerships that it takes to make it successful,"
James Redeker
Fmr. Commissioner, Connecticut DOT