Boston Public Works Department Boston, MA

Boston Bridge Overview Program

BSC Group regularly works with the Boston Public Works Department (BPWD) developing, monitoring, and administering the City’s bridge reconstruction/replacement and emergency repair program. The bridges vary in length and complexity and include simple, multiple and continuous spans, trusses, rigid frames, deck and through girders, arches and moveable bascule/swing configurations that are constructed of timber, stone masonry, concrete and steel. Many of these bridges, including all the moveable bridges, were designed and operated for years as major transit and/or railroad facilities. Overall management services include liaison with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation; coordination with City departments, railroads, utilities, and consultant design program schedules; investigation and design of minor repair, emergency repair, or mitigation projects; and construction administration and inspection.