Accelerated construction method combats corrosion

A 70-foot arch, made of fiber-reinforced polymer, weighs about 200 pounds, compared to a steel girder, which weighs between 40,000 and 50,000 pounds. Photos: Kleinfelder/S E A Consultants

In November, Kleinfelder/S E A Consultants earned an Engineering Excellence Grand Conceptor award in the small projects category from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Maine.

A bridge in Anson, Maine, was built in two weeks using highly portable arch forms.

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