Project 98-436
Hickory Hills Bridge Replacement over Pond Creek
Foster Township, Luzerne County, PA

Hickory Hills Development
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Elevation Looking Downstream

Engineering services for the design of the The Hickory Hills replacement bridge spanning Pond Creek using precast concrete box culverts. The 12-foot roadway width by 24-foot span, replacement bridge consisted of two box culverts, 12-foot x 7-foot and a 12-foot x 8-foot, with a bituminous wearing course, guiderails, reinforced concrete abutments and wingwalls on spread footings. The 8-foot high culvert functions as a fish channel. Replacement bridge design was in accordance with PADOT LRFD Box Culvert (BXLRFD) to support HS-25 loading conditions.

Engineering services include review of existing documentation and regulatory agency submission requirements; preparation of a site boundary, topographic and utility survey; wetlands delineation; preparation of an hydrologic/hydraulic report; subgrade core borings to verify subgrade engineering properties and laboratory testing of recovered subgrade cores; preparation of geotechnical engineering investigation report; preparation of construction drawings and bound technical specifications; preparation of applications required by regulatory agencies; preparation of soil erosion and sedimentation plans, narrative, and calculations; preparation of stormwater management plans, narrative, and calculations; submission of the above plans, narratives, and calculations to regulatory agencies; response to regulatory agencies review comments and revision of plans, narratives, and calculations based upon review comments; attendance at a meeting for each regulatory agency to discuss proposed site improvements; construction cost estimates; and, bid and construction phase services that include shop drawing review and construction phase site visits.

Estimated Construction Cost: $100,000.00

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