51st Street Pedestrian Bridge

15 51st St. Pedestrian bridge 1.jpgSouth 51st Street Pedestrian Bridge Replacement
at Kinnickinnic River Parkway, Milwaukee, WI


Owner:  Milwaukee County
Prime Contractor.
Completion:  June 2005

Services:
Vista was responsible for clearing the site of asphalt, shrubs, demolition and removal of the existing bridge and abutments; constructing the concrete bridge abutments; and installation of the prefabricated steel truss and wood deck bridge, riprap and erosion control.

Scope of Project:
The South 51st Street Pedestrian Bridge at Kinnickinnic River Parkway is part of the Milwaukee County Park System. The existing pedestrian bridge was replaced with a prefabricated structure blending into the rustic landscape.

Features & Challenges:
•    environmental control and protection throughout demolition and construction
•    site accessibility
•    structure excavation
•    piling
•    backfill
•    cast in place concrete abutment forming and pouring
•    pavement restoration


Vista’s Solution:

Despite the challenges associated with the park settings, all services were completed ahead of schedule and on budget.