Targeted Structural Health Monitoring of the Bayonne Bridge

The Bayonne Bridge is undergoing unprecedented construction to increase the bridge height to allow larger Post-Panamax vessels to gain access to New York and New Jersey ports. The roadway of the arch and all approaches are being raised 65 feet to provide a 215-foot navigation clearance while maintaining vehicular traffic passage during construction. To ensure […]

Bridge Monitoring for ConEdison Heavy Move

Bridge Monitoring for ConEdison Heavy Move

Intelligent Infrastructure Systems performed in-situ strain gage testing on a highway bridge to determine the actual stress/stain experienced during the crossing by an over dimensional, overweight, permit vehicle. The bridge, located in the Bronx, NY, carries Bruckner Boulevard bridge over an abandoned railroad.  Intelligent Infrastructure Systems installed 21 vibrating wire strain gages on the bridge […]

Structural Analysis of City of Philadelphia Bridge 62 at entrance to Philadelphia Navy Yard

In preparation for an over dimensional, overweight, permit vehicle scheduled to cross City of Philadelphia’s Bridge 62 at the entrance to the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Intelligent Infrastructure Systems is providing structural analysis and load rating of the structure. The 19-axel, 387-kip permit vehicle is 184’ long, 14’ wide and is scheduled to travel from the […]

Final Design of Structural Health Monitoring Systems for BCBC

Final Design of Structural Health Monitoring Systems for Burlington County Bridge Commission

Intelligent Infrastructure Systems is working with the Burlington Country Bridge Commission to design a permanent global Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system to assist with the Commission’s goal of indefinite preservation for critical infrastructure. The Commission’s signature long-span structures crossing the Delaware River include the Tacony-Palmyra and the Burlington-Bristol Bridges. The Tacony-Palmyra Bridge connects the Tacony […]

Emergency Inspection and Monitoring of Bridge 1-813, I-495 Over the Christina River

Emergency Inspection and Monitoring of Bridge 1-813, I-495 Over the Christina River

Intelligent Infrastructure Systems and Pennoni were responsible for the hands-on emergency inspection of the superstructure and substructure of Spans 11 through 14 and Pier 15 of Bridge 1-813. The bridge, located in Wilmington, DE, is comprised of twin structures carrying northbound and southbound Interstate 495 with independent multi-beam superstructures and independently supported hammerhead piers under […]

Bridge Monitoring System Study for Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission

Bridge Monitoring System Study for Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission

The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission (DRJTBC) owns and operates 20 bridges over the Delaware River between New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Among the oldest structures in its jurisdiction are the New Hope-Lambertville Toll-Supported Bridge, and the Riverton–Belvidere Toll-Supported Bridge. Both of these through trusses are more than 100 years old, and are currently posted […]

Millard Tydings Memorial Bridge

Live Load Test and FE Model Calibration for Millard Tydings Memorial Bridge

The Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge has carried Interstate 95 over the Susquehanna River between Cecil and Harford County since its opening in 1963. The structure consists of six lanes supported by a 14 span variable depth steel deck truss. The total structure length is 5,056 feet with a maximum span of 490 feet. A […]

Deployment of RABIT™ Bridge Deck Assessment Tool and THMPER™ in NW Cluster

Deployment of RABIT™ Bridge Deck Assessment Tool and THMPER™ in NW Cluster

Intelligent Infrastructure has been tasked by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) through Pennoni’s Performance Management of Bridges indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to deploy RABIT™ Bridge Deck Assessment Tool and THMPER™ (Targeted Hits for Modal Parameter Estimation and Rating) to the Northwest Cluster to evaluate and test 7 bridges that have been visually inspected by other contractors […]

Procurement of RABIT™ Bridge Deck Assessment Tools

Procurement of RABIT™ Bridge Deck Assessment Tools

Through Pennoni’s Performance Management of Bridges IDIQ contract with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Intelligent Infrastructure Systems is working with Infratek Solutions Inc. to design and build the commercial version of the RABIT™ Bridge Deck Assessment Tool. Intelligent Infrastructure Systems and Infratek are providing the services necessary to manufacture, calibrate, validate, prepare operations documentation and deliver maintenance and warranty services for four […]

Pooled Fund Project TPF-5(283): The Influence of Vehicular Live Loads on Bridge Performance

Pooled Fund Project TPF-5(283): The Influence of Vehicular Live Loads on Bridge Performance

The principal objective of Pooled Fund Project TPF-5(283): The Influence of Vehicular Live Loads on Bridge Performance is to quantify the influence of vehicular live loads, particularly truck loads, on the long-term performance and durability of highway bridges. Bridge owners have much interest in this objective because of the diversity of truck loads and configurations currently operating […]

Structural Health Monitoring for the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge

Structural Health Monitoring for the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge

Design and installation of an efficient structural health monitoring (SHM) system capable of providing information regarding the operational and structural performance of the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge. The owner, Burlington County Bridge Commission, has adopted the goal of indefinite preservation for their signature structures and has moved to augment conventional engineering practices with the latest sensing and […]

Targeted Structural Health Monitoring of the Bayonne Bridge

Structural Health Monitoring System for the Burlington-Bristol Bridge

Design and installation of an efficient structural health monitoring (SHM) system capable of providing information regarding the operational and structural performance of the Burlington-Bristol Bridge. The owner, Burlington County Bridge Commission, has adopted the goal of indefinite preservation for their signature structures and has moved to augment conventional engineering practice with the latest sensing and […]