Route 3 Over the Passaic River, Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Demolition of Route 3 over the passaic

Project Location: Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Project Highlights: 

  • Removal of the drawbridge includes existing concrete sidewalks along the side of the bridge, concrete deck slabs through multiple spans, and the steel superstructure.
  • Special precautions were taken during the demolition due to the high traffic volumes of NYC commuters beneath the bridge.
  • Removed 300-ton counterweights from approximately 40 feet high.
  • Devised a secure counterweight support system, facilitating the safe removal of each set of drawbridge spans and the counterweight system itself.
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