CSX Gauley

Location: Gauley Bridge, WV
Owner: CSX Transportation
General Contractor: Brayman Construction Corp.
Value: $5,205,567

This project utilized a Manitowoc 18,000 crawler crane with 320ft of boom to remove and replace three existing spans of the CSX Transportation railroad bridge over the New River in Gauley Bridge, WV. The existing three-span structure, was removed in one day; the largest pick was 160ft long and weighed 332,000lbs.

Advantage employees completed the erection of the new girders over a two week period; opening the structure to CSX railroad traffic seven days ahead of schedule.