Skilled Drivers Overcome Girder Delivery and Staging Challenges

Location:

Plum City, WI

Contractor:

Kraemer North America

Precise girder delivery coordination minimized traffic flow disruptions, while a temporary bridge allowed job site access in challenging landscape.

In Plum City, WI, County Materials’ heavy-haul drivers and dispatch team, along with Ellsworth, WI law enforcement faced several obstacles during girder delivery for a bridge replacement project. The three parties coordinated the safe transportation of five oversized 136ft girders, combining their unique areas of expertise.

The problem solving continued on-site. Due to the area’s hilly geography, oversize construction equipment could not access the job site. A temporary bridge was installed to assist the construction team as well as maintain traffic flow.

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