The International Information Center for Structural Engineers

The weight of a thick layer of snow caused the collapse of a 70-year old building located at a scout camp in Wisconsin's Northwoods.

Wednesday, 18 December 2013 13:41

Workers Delicately Fix Leo Fridge Bridge

On September 25, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation closed the Leo Fridge Bridge near Green Bay after noticing a two-foot dip along the bridge.  Work began Tuesday to fix the sagging pavement by raising up the concrete and steel pilings.  The damaged section of the bridge weighs approximately 1,600 tons and thus requires a delicate and tedious process to make the bridge operational.

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  • Date occured Tuesday, 17 December 2013