Arlington/Southside Connector Interchange

RS&H provided construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services for this major steel tub girder bridge construction project in Jacksonville, Florida. The project included construction of two steel tub girder fly-over bridges using deep pile footings for future development, replacement of a double-barrel box culvert with an existing flow line 30 feet below the Arlington Expressway, widening of two ASHTO Type IV beam concrete bridges, realignment of the Arlington Expressway, realignment of the Regency Square Boulevard North Interchange, construction of a roundabout, and the resurfacing of the existing roadways.

The new fly-over ramps consisted of two side-by-side steel tub girders with span lengths up to 372 feet and Ramp B overall length of 1,552 feet. Each tub girder was approximately 10.5 feet by 10 feet.  A total of 5,000 tons of structural steel, 406 tons of reinforcing steel, and 3,879 CYDs of structural concrete was used to construct the bridges. Services included:

  • Inspection of girder fabrication, erection, and painting
  • Inspection of all reinforcing steel and concrete placement
  • Inspection of pile installation
  • Inspection of all bridge utility systems including drainage and lighting
  • Inspection of demolition and removal of bridge to facilitate widening
  • Inspection of earthwork, asphalt, and concrete placement for roadway construction
  • Inspection of drainage improvements and retention pond construction
  • Inspection of erosion control plan and procedures
  • Inspection of maintenance of traffic plan and implementation

Related Services: Construction Management

Project Information

Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Transportation Authority