After Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse, Fast-Rising Replacement Emerges

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Pittsburgh’s Fern Hollow Bridge opened less than 12 months after its collapse on Jan. 28, 2022.

February 1, 2023
Jim Parsons - Engineering News-Record

A spirit of celebration was in the air last August as Pittsburgh residents cheered a 155-ft-long bulb-tee beam making its way up a narrow street to the entrance of historic Frick Park, where work was underway on a three-span prestressed concrete replacement for the 50-year-old Fern Hollow Bridge that collapsed in January.

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