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East Square Bridge

Location: Chatham County, GA

Client: Hutchinson Island, GA

Project Scope:

  • Final Construction Plans
  • Structural Design

Project Description:

Thomas & Hutton performed engineering design services and prepared final construction plans for the East Square Bridge connecting the William Shackleford Parkway to the Westin Savannah Harbor Resort and Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

Concrete pile supported concrete bridge spanning across previously filled Slip 2 area to access the main entrance into the Convention Center. The beginning of bridge connected to DOT roadway work with two lanes, 30-feet wide, and tapered to two lanes, 40-feet wide, at connection to elevated deck structure. The structure consists of concrete pile foundations with concrete pile caps and pre-stressed Type III AASHTO girders to support HS20-44 live loads.

Thomas & Hutton responded to the RFI’s on the project to assist GDOT personnel in construction administration and inspection on the project. The work was coordinated with multiple projects and disciplines as a part of the overall convention center project. Schedule was a critical component on this project and Thomas & Hutton’s quick response and resolution of questions helped keep the project on schedule.

East Square Bridge
  • East Square Bridge | Hutchinson Island | Savannah, GA