Ironton-Russell Cable Stayed Bridge Tower Boxes

Project Completion: 2015
Owner: Ohio Department of Transportation
Type of Structure: Highway Bridges , Specialty Bridge & Fabrication
Contractor: Brayman Construction Corp.
Location: Ironton, OH
Service:Box and Pipe Support Fabrication
Tonnage: 324

About This Project:

Fabrication of 16ea Fracture Critical Boxes which accompanied the 4 towers for this structure.  After fabrication, the boxes received a metalized coating while the pipe assemblies where galvanized.  Fabrication included complete joint penetration welding for the interior anchorage assemblies for the cabling system, along with full shop assembly of the boxes and guide pipes.  The largest of the boxes was 15’ wide x 5’ deep x 41’ long, weighing 28 ton.  In addition to the boxes, both Kentucky and Ohio plate girder approach spans were fabricated by Wabash Steel, which accounted for an additional 1,217 tons.