||Construction started January 2023, Estimated completion date of September 2027
Fay is gearing up to build the largest project we’ve been awarded since our conception: the Beaver River Bridge. The current steel deck truss was built in 1953 and is one of the oldest original structures on the PA Turnpike that has yet to be replaced. The project consists of three (3) Bridge structure replacements, one (1) culvert structure expansion, I-76 widening, city street reconstruction, and reconfiguration of the I-76 & SR18 interchange. The critical path of the project lays on the replacement of the existing Big Beaver River Bridge, which has an approximately 1,600 feet long 5-span deck truss with a deck I-beam approach span on each end. The proposed Big Beaver River Bridge consists of dual 1,645 foot long 5-span cast-in-place segmental bridges. The new WB Bridge construction will begin first and when open to traffic, the old bridge will serve the eastbound traffic as the eastbound bridge is constructed. Once both the new westbound and eastbound bridges are completed, the project will conclude with the demolition of all old bridge structures and final roadway activities. After both the new bridges are open to traffic, the interchange will be completed, tying with the new I-76 eastbound roads. Once the interchange is completed, all roads will be open to traffic, by November 2026.