The I-85 Bridge Is Up, But How Was It Done? | WABE 90.1 FM

The I-85 Bridge Is Up, But How Was It Done?

May 16, 2017

The Georgia Department of Transportation got the Interstate 85 bridge up and running in less than two months. 

What went in to putting the bridge back together again? More than 85,000 man hours, 13 column replacements, 61 beams, more than $16 million and a bit of good fortune, GDOT said.

The following animation shows the process: