Watt Avenue

Sacramento, California

September 2008

The construction of Watt Avenue utlilised many different orgainsations so project managment and co-odrdination was important. Due to it’s location conductivity was a factor so fiberglass coated reinforcement was used to counteract the conductivity. Temporary slab support brackets were used eliminting the need for falsework or hanging the slabs from the girder. The light rail way able to continue running throughout construction utilizing the UPRR major line.

Erection time: 7 Days

5 precast girders

Length : 1 x 75ft & 4 x 115ft

Depth: 6ft & 7ft

Weight: 165000 lbs & 265000 lbs