Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District

October 2005

 

 

 

GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE RETROFIT NAMED

SPECIAL EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING PROJECT OF THE YEAR

 

Golden Gate Bridge

Phase 2 of the Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit Construction Project was recognized as The Special Earthquake Engineering Project of the Year by the San Francisco Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

According to Deputy Bridge District Engineer and Phase 2 Project Manager Ewa Bauer, "The credit goes to our project construction management team for understanding complex design and construction issues and enabling a collaborative problem solving; to the designer for developing innovative, efficient and cost-effective retrofit design; and to the contractor for building this technically very complex project despite harsh weather, restricted space and access and numerous permit restrictions."