Bridge Replacement Designs

BSC was selected by the Town of Colrain to complete full bridge replacement designs for the Adamsville Road Over Tisdell Brook Bridge and Call Road over Fox Brook. Prior to these awards, BSC had previously partnered with the Town to prepare MassDOT Small Bridge Municipal and MassWorks Infrastructure grant applications, through which funding was secured…Read More

North Royalston Road Bridge over Tarbell Brook

BSC designed the full bridge replacement of North Royalston Road over Tarbell Brook in Winchendon, MA. This structure, surrounded by land used for flood storage associated with the nearby Birch Hill Dam, provides a crucial access point and safety route for local residents. The project incorporated a detailed analysis of various structure types to determine…Read More

Southern New England Trunkline Trail

BSC was selected to provide permitting, design, and survey services for the construction of a concrete culvert rail-trail tunnel. The culvert provides a connection for the Southern New England Trunkline Trail, a 10-mile trail system facility that includes a 10-foot wide, shared-use path along an abandoned railroad right-of-way. BSC prepared conceptual design scenarios and selected…Read More

Reconstruction of Canaan Southfield Bridge

BSC Group balanced rapid construction techniques and structural/highway engineering services for the reconstruction of Canaan Southfield Road Bridge over the Umpachene River in New Marlborough, MA. BSC worked with the Town’s accelerated schedule and in just ten weeks completed the design and bid package, along with the submission of the necessary environmental permits. BSC designed…Read More

Bridge Rehabilitation on an Access Road

BSC Group provided engineering services—including design and rehabilitation of a 400-foot access road, and the installation of a prefabricated bridge superstructure—to a confidential utility client in New Milford, CT. Due to lack of maintenance, the existing access road was in poor condition and no longer allowed for the passage of service equipment required to maintain…Read More

MassDOT Bridge Inspections, Ratings, and Rehabilitation

BSC Group has provided bridge inspection services, statewide, for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Under this contract our structural engineering team members have performed field inspections and prepared reports for numerous structures. Bridge types inspected have included a full range of concrete, steel, timber and masonry structures. Inspection data was collected and compiled in accordance…Read More

I-290 Bridges Rehabilitation

BSC Group provided bridge rehabilitation and preservation design services for 12 bridges along I-290 in Worcester, MA, which involved the design of stringer replacements, deck slab modifications for continuity, and bridge roadway joint replacements. One of the largest—and most complex—jobs involved the 8-span, 1,600-foot bridge carrying I-290 traffic over multi-lane ground level roadways and water.…Read More

County Road Bridge and Culvert Replacement

The Town of Sheffield—looking to replace a bridge over Ironwork Brook, and a culvert over an unnamed tributary—retained BSC Group for roadway planning and profiling, wetland delineation, hydraulic analysis, and survey services for both features. BSC prepared a Notice of Intent, and an Army Corps of Engineers permit application for each crossing and the wetland…Read More