Route 17/I-81 Interchange, Binghamton, New York

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Project Location: Binghamton, New York

Project Highlights: 

  • Removal of a double-spanned, four-lane bridge and on/off ramps over NYS Rt-7, Broad Street, and the Norfolk Southern Railway line.
  • A total of 305,000 square feet of bridge and ramps were removed.
  • Salvaged and recycled 6,500 gross tons of steel during the bridge removal.
  • Use of Sessler patented wing trailers and overhang brackets for traffic flow during bridge removal over NYS Rt-7.
  • Challenges faced due to live electric lines above the bridge span, addressed through a tandem crane pick approach and Sessler’s engineered pick frame.
  • Cutting and safe removal of 260’ bridge girders in 5 sections using a 350-ton crane to avoid disrupting rail service.


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