BF 70752: Bridge Replacement


Name: Bridge Replacement –
Local Road over Pothole Creek near Welling, AB
Location: 1 mile east of Welling, AB
Owner: Cardston County
Construction Dates: November 2018 – January 2019


Previous Structure:  Three span, 3 x 8.5 m concrete girder bridge on a treated timber substructure.

New Structure:  Three span, 8 m – 10 m – 8 m type SL-510 standard girder bridge on steel piles.

Roseke Engineering designed the bridge and performed the construction supervision.  Due to high bedrock, the piles had to be “rock socketed,” that is, placed into the bedrock via cast in place concrete.  Construction took place during the winter of 2018/19.

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