Watch CDOT Install The New I-70 Pecos Street Bridge In 60 Seconds
A new bridge over I-70 at Pecos Street in Denver was successfully rolled into place this weekend. While the project took a weekend to complete, you can watch it in 60 seconds – with none of the traffic delays.
The demolition of the old Pecos Street Bridge, and the placement of the new one was quite a spectator event with the Denver Post reporting more than 1,000 people visited a designated viewing area throughout the weekend.
A view of I-70 where the old Pecos bridge use to stand. The new bridge is being rolled, but it's slow process. pic.twitter.com/B7JxA5fuDY
— CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) July 20, 2013
There were hundreds more who streamed the project online. Rather than constructing the bridge in place, the whole thing was assembled off-site and then rolled into place. Quite the feat of civil engineering.
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