Nine winners have been named in Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) Fourteenth Biennial Bridge Awards Competition. The competition, instituted in 1988, recognizes excellence in design and construction of concrete bridges. Roads and Bridges magazine was a cosponsor.
The winning projects are:
Spanish Creek Bridge Project – Plumas County, California
State Route 9 (Wolfcreek Bridge) – Del Rio, Tennessee
West 7th Street Bridge – Fort Worth, Texas
Rich Street Bridge – Columbus, Ohio
Paper Mill Road over Sope Creek – Marietta, Georgia
Pecos Street Over I-70 Bridge Replacement – Denver, Colorado
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge New East Span: Skyway – Oakland, California
Naples Bay Bridge – Naples, Maine
Interstate 5 Willamette River Bridge Project (Whilamut Passage Bridge) – Eugene, Oregon
The 2014 program attracted 29 entries from Canada and the United States, covering a variety of structure types and construction methods. All structures were essentially completed between September 2011 and September 2013.