Author Archives: Phil Gase

Roads & Bridges, Sand and grit / precast Exodermic deck panels accelerate Mathis Bridge construction

Article by WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff:

An important evacuation route and major link from the New Jersey mainland to the popular beach communities of Seaside Heights and Seaside Park, the 60-year-old Mathis Bridge carries three lanes of Rte. 37 eastbound over Barnegat Bay.

For the rest of the article, click on the link:  http://www.roadsbridges.com/sand-and-grit

Roads & Bridges, A Kind of Facelift – NJ Route 37 EB Mathis Bridge

Check out the April 2016 Roads & Bridges Magazine for the BGFMA Case Study about the rehabilitation of the Mathis Bridge over Barnegat Bay between Seaside Heights and Island Heights, New Jersey.  In the same publication, another article covering this bridge entitled, “Sand and grit,” also discusses how the precast Exodermic bridge deck panels helped accelerate construction and increase the live load capacity.  http://www.roadsbridges.com/sand-and-grit