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The EPIC Phase II

December 2, 2022

DHC had worked with MDM on a 20’ cantilever design through Covid. There was a little back and forth, but we came up with a clean design that worked structurally and was feasible for that particular job. Fast forward a few weeks and we get a call that went something like this: “Hey do you…

Big Creek Bridge Restoration

Big Creek Bridge is an open spandrel concrete arch bridge on California’s coast in Monterey County. The bridge was built with funding from the New Deal in the 1930’s, ultimately opening in 1938. Measuring 589 feet long and 24 feet wide, the bridge spans 65 feet above Big Creek near its mouth at the Pacific...

Engineering Solutions – Enclosed Scaffold on High Profile Bridges

Enclosed scaffold systems on bridges can expose some of the most complex erection and engineering challenges to face the scaffold industry today.  Extreme heights, elaborate bridge profiles, severe wind speeds and other complications regularly drive scaffold contractors and engineers to develop state-of-the-art solutions.  The following three high-profile bridge projects may have faced similar design obstacles,...