BRIDGES

PUENTE DE LAS AMERICAS

PUENTE DE LAS AMERICAS

Diagnostic analysis, design, and rehabilitation of all structural and nonstructural elements of the 1st bridge built over the Panama Canal in 1952, bridge is 1 mile long and has suspension sections as well as typical steel bridge construction. Scope of work included arm's length inspection of the entire bridge to define the scope and assess existing conditions, SAP modeling of the bridge with field data collected, design of the restoration, and rehabilitation work based on field analysis. Construction scopes included removal and replacement of the existing roadway, replacement of floor beam system, restoration of infrastructure suspended below the bridge (phone, data, and power serving the City of Panama), rehabilitation of the concrete piers supporting the bridge, and new illumination and painting of the entire bridge.

OWNER

Ministry of Public Works of Panama

DESIGN TEAM

T. Y. Lin International

LOCATION

Panama City

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