Robert Moses Causeway Bridges over State Boat Channel


Location: Suffolk County, New York
Client: New York State Department of Transportation, Region 10
Completion Date: 2009
Construction Cost: $15,000,000

The project included the rehabilitation of twin bascule bridges with structural, mechanical, electrical and roadway repairs. Inspection tasks included the replacement of existing steel grid deck and deteriorated structural steel, repair and replacement of electrical and mechanical systems of draw bridges, Asbestos abatement associated with electrical system repair and replacement, Structural steel painting, Containment systems for paint removal and Bridge tower repairs and painting.

Design tasks performed included development of design report with evaluation of night time construction and determination of wetland boundaries. Final design plans included rehabilitation/replacement of various electrical and mechanical components, bridge deck replacement, architectural repairs to buildings, several maintenance and protection of traffic schemes, and sediment and erosion control.