Laying of Bituminous Concrete

Laying of Road top layer with Bituminous Concrete (BC) using Ingersoll Rand Paver machine

We at engineeringcivil.com thank Er.Dipayan Acharjee for submitting this picture to us.



Laying of Bituminous Concrete

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport: Construction of South Runway Project—Aerial View of the Retaining Wall

The South Runway Expansion Project continues to progress at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL). In 2012, FLL served 23.5 million passengers. The Project is extending the South Runway (9R/27L) from 5,276 feet to 8,000 feet, giving the Airport two parallel commercial runways. Parallel runways can increase airport capacity dramatically. When completed, the expanded South Runway will accommodate up to 27 percent more flights into and out of FLL. That’s a potential increase from 84 to 107 flights per hour. Motorists, trains and pedestrians will pass under the new Runway through a series of tunnels.The South Runway Expansion Project is expected to create over 11,000 jobs during construction. The Project is currently contributing more than one million dollars each day to the local economy. The new South Runway is scheduled to open in September of 2014. Additionally, the airport has commenced wetland restoration/mitigation activity at West Lake Park, in Hollywood, Florida, and recently completed the pilot phase of a $170 million noise mitigation program. Beyond the direct economic impact, there are countless additional economic benefits that will be derived by the on-going activity during the construction period. The project is funded by the Federal Aviation Administration, the Florida Department of Transportation, and Passenger Facility Charges. FLL operates under the governance of the Broward County Board of County Commissioners and is an Enterprise Fund of Broward County, receiving no local tax revenues to support operations.

Aerial View of the Structures for the South Runway
Aerial View of the Structures for the South Runway2

Aerial View of the Retaining Wall
Aerial View of the Retaining Wall

Aerial View of the Structures for the South Runway
Aerial View of the Structures for the South Runway

Runway Structures Construction
Runway Structures Construction

Cross Bars at Column

In case of large water-table exact below the structure we should provide Cross bars in slab at columns as shown in picture to reduce bending due to the Uplift pressure of Water.

We are thankful to Darshan Vekariya for submitting this picture to us and helping civil engineers understand the cross bars reinforcement at columns.

Cross bars at column

Signature Bridge Project Delhi India

The cable stayed bridge connects to National Highway 1 near existing T-point at Wazirabad on Western bank and Marginal Bund Road at Khajuri Khas on eastern bank of the river Yamuna. The deck of bridge will be composite i.e steel and concrete while pylon will be in steel.

The bridge is expected to be completed in Dec 2012 and will cost around Rs 1,131 crore.

Right Carriage Way Opened for Traffic..
Signature Bridge Project Delhi India

Signature Bridge Project

Following picture shows the Launching Girder for Launching of Segments at a construction site. We are thankful to Shailendra Aryan for submitting this picture to us.

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Signature Bridge Project

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