Rancho Rio Avenue, Ben Lomond, California
CE&G conducted a geotechnical investigation and foundation report for the replacement of the Rancho Rio Avenue Bridge over Newell Creek located in Ben Lomond. The existing bridge was approximately 39 feet long and 12 feet wide. The bridge superstructure consisted of steel girders with a concrete deck and was founded on reinforced concrete abutment walls that were supported by spread footings. The bride deck surface was approximately 12 feet above the bottom of Newell Creek. The planned project consisted of a new two lane bridge to be approximately 48 feet long and 29 feet wide. The bridge deck profile was planned at an elevation of approximately 29 feet and founded on CIDH pile-supported reinforced concrete abutment walls.