Producers Collaborate on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge

A Kienstra truck unloads concrete to be pumped for a coffer dam in November 2010. This pour began at 2 a.m.

A Riley Illinois truck unloads concrete onto the contractor’s barge to be delivered by crane & bucket to its destination.

Contractors add a 2-inch-thick latex modified concrete overlay to prolong the life of the bridge deck.

Producers Collaborate on Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge – St. Louis

Much of the concrete Riley Illinois produced for the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge was unloaded onto barges and then hoisted to its destination by a bucket and crane.

The Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge is scheduled to open in St. Louis on Feb. 9. The 2800-foot bridge, with a main span of 1500 feet, is the third longest cable-stayed bridge in the U.S.

A crew member connects a concrete bucket to a crane for delivery on the bridge jobsite.

Riley Illinois unloads concrete into a hopper which is delivered by crane for placement on the bridge deck.

Crews place the final steel floor beam for the new I-70 bridge across the Mississippi River between St. Louis and St. Clair County, Ill. The beam was 80 feet long and weighed more than 30,000 pounds.

Crews set the final edge girders into position on the new I-70 river bridge between St. Louis and St. Clair County, Ill., in July 2013.

With one wet batch plant and a backup dry batch plant, Riley Illinois produced about 46,000 cubic yards of concrete for the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial bridge in St. Louis.

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