Lesner Bridge Replacement

RS&H provided CEI services on the Lesner Bridge Replacement for the City of Virginia Beach. Construction included twin 1,575-foot pre-cast, post-tensioned, segmental bridges providing a 45-foot clearance over the Lynnhaven Inlet via Shore Drive. Each structure consists of ten spans; nine at 150 feet and a channel span of 225 feet. The bridges each carry two 12-foot travel lanes and include a 10-foot multiuse path separated by a barrier wall. The bridges were constructed using a combination of span-by-span and balanced cantilever erection methods.

Project Details

Description Transportation
Highways & Roads
Construction Management
Construction Engineering & Inspection
Conventional & Complex Bridges
CEI–Highways & Local Roads
Pedestrian & Aesthetic Enhancements
Claims Analysis
CPM Schedule Review
Location Virginia Beach, VA
Client City of Virginia Beach
Owner City of Virginia Beach
Delivery Method Design-Bid-Build
Construction Value $78.6M
Awards Engineering Excellence Honor Award, American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Virginia

Bridge Award of Excellence, American Segmental Bridge Institute

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