Rehabilitation of Haverhill Railroad Bridge Piers

Project Location: Haverhill, MA
Owner: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
Contract Value: $6,133,043
Projected Completion: 2018

TerraFirm Construction is working as a subcontractor to Prime Contractor Cianbro Corporation, a Pittsfield, ME based construction company, to install a scour protection system for the 1,042’ long bridge. Working from a floating platform on the Merrimack River, TerraFirm is responsible for stabilizing the soils below the bridge piers utilizing a permeation grouting method with ultrafine cement. TerraFirm is also installing a secant pile wall at each bridge abutment.

The test program began in December of 2016 with production work scheduled to commence in March of 2017. All work is scheduled for completion in 2018.