Portfolio Category: Structural Engineering

Hill Street Road Bridge

Spectra was selected by the City of Gloversville to provide Phase I-VI engineering services to replace the Hill Street Road Bridge over the Cayadutta Creek. The project allows access to proposed developments and is a critical link from downtown to commercial developments. The replacement structure is an adjacent pre-stressed voided slab superstructure on reinforced concrete…
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Outlet Road Bridge over Ballston Creek

The Outlet Road Bridge located in the Town of Ballston, Saratoga County, was a 33 foot bridge with a weathering steel superstructure. The existing steel was continuously damp due to site conditions and kept rusting during its service life. Spectra provided engineering design services for the rehabilitation of this structure. Work included the installation of…
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Barnhart Island Bridge Inspection

Spectra performed a hands-on inspection of the Barnhart Island Bridge over the south channel of the St. Lawrence River. The bridge is a three-span modified Warren through-truss with a segmentally straight parabolic shape upper chord. The structure has a center span of 508 feet 6 inches and the two ends spans are each 282 feet…
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Cheese Factory Road Bridge

Spectra provided final engineering design services for the replacement and realignment of Cheese Factory Road Bridge over Nine Mile Creek. This project was 100% funded by the Town of Deerfield. The existing 21 foot, single-span bridge was replaced with a 45 foot single-span, pre-stressed concrete bridge. The roadway was raised two feet to alleviate flooding…
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Brooker Hollow Road over CP Railway

Spectra was responsible for the preliminary and final design services for the replacement of the Brooker Hollow Road bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railway in the Town of Worcester. The bridge was completely closed due to its poor condition, and consequently this project became a fast-track project. The preliminary and final bridge design services were…
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Snooks Pond Dam

Spectra provided engineering services for the rehabilitation of the Snooks Pond Dam in Manlius, NY and related environmental services. Spectra performed the hydrologic analysis for the drainage basin and the hydraulic design of the new discharge control features. Spectra completed an environmental assessment and permit applications for DEC and Corps of Engineers dam permits. Spectra…
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Pony Farm Road Bridge over CP Railway

Spectra provided preliminary and final design services for the replacement of Pony Farm Road Bridge over the Canadian Pacific Railroad. The existing three-span structure was a concrete and steel thru girder bridge, approximately 120 feet long, built in 1933. The structure was in serious disrepair and was closed to traffic. Spectra designed a new bridge…
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Region 3 & 7 Bridge Inspections

The 2010-2011 Biennial Bridge Inspection (D030701) was the second contract in Regions 3 and 7 that Spectra completed  (the first was D030513 from 2008-2009). The project consisted of the yearly inspection of approximately 490 bridges/625 spans in the central New York area. Each bridge inspection consisted of a visual assessment, field photographs, inventory verification, level…
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