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South Norfolk Jordan Bridge

Chesapeake and Portsmouth, Virginia

Owner: United Bridge Partners

Contractor / Design / Construction Engineering and Inspection: FIGG

The South Norfolk Jordan Bridge is a modern, high-level crossing over the southern branch of the Elizabeth River. The precast concrete segmental bridge is 5,375’ long with 150’ typical spans and a 385’ main span over the navigation channel, providing 145’ vertical and 270’ horizontal clearances. The bridge spans over a major navigation channel, an environmental superfund site, a park, active rail lines, and local roads. This toll bridge was accomplished in less than two years using 100% private funding without using any local, state, or federal money.



Including the 2013 Globe and PRIDE Awards from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association
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