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Pawtucket Bridge No. 550 Replacement – I-95 Over The Seekonk River Sakonnet Bridge No. 250

Rhode Island DOT Bridge Replacement

Bridge replacements for two primary and 7 secondary bridges in Rhode Island. Provide concrete durability consulting and laboratory testing for new bridge replacement projects in Rhode Island. Bridge 250 … Bridge 550 … Secondary bridges …

TCG provided Aggregate and Concrete Testing: Mass Concrete, Durability Concrete Specifications; Construction Administration. Key elements of TCG services included the following:

Concrete Laboratory Testing

  • Test Aggregates for ASR
  • Test Aggregates for mitigation of ASR with SCMs.
  • Test Concrete for RCP

Concrete Durability Consulting

  • Write JS specification changes for concrete durability.
  • Shop drawing review
  • Write JS specification changes for mass concrete
  • Modeled service life performance with Life 365 software simulations
  • Evaluated the anticipated chloride levels and freshwater river degradation in the concrete over the design life.
  • Summarized Service life modeling results to provide the owner with key alternatives for the different bridge components, based upon their exposure conditions
  • Summarized recommendations for quality control and materials specifications

Construction Phase Consulting Services

  • Review concrete Mixture design submittals
  • Review Mass Concrete Submittals