Award-winning Pedestrian Bridge

This award-winning pedestrian bridge spans the famed Las Vegas Boulevard at the corner of Tropicana Avenue and serves roughly 130,000 visitors a day. The bridge features low-energy glass that protects against both harsh sun and winds, eight air-conditioned elevators, and new lighted hand railings which provide maximum visitor comfort and safety.

Jefferson Street Pedestrian Bridge

IMEG recently completed Phase I and II Design Engineering and Phase III Construction Engineering for the Jefferson Street Pedestrian Bridge Replacement project. As part of the Phase I services, IMEG assisted the Rockford Park District in obtaining Federal Grant Funds for this important segment of the downtown Rockford “complete streets” transportation system. The existing five-span

Historic Bridge Restoration

The historic Como Park Bridge, better known as “the bridge to nowhere”, is more than 110 years old. Before the bridge was restored, it was a crumbling, deserted, and severely distressed bridge. The railings and balusters were deteriorated at their base and the cast-in-place concrete archway was completely delaminated from the underside, exposing the reinforcing

Bridge Removal and Replacement

Phase III engineering services were required to provide construction inspection for the removal and replacement of the structure that carries US 52/IL 64 over the Mississippi River between Savanna, Illinois and Sabula, Iowa. The new bridge is a tied-arch design, relocated to the south of the existing structure. The contract included reconstruction of 1,400 feet

Single-Span Replacement Bridge

IMEG provided bridge replacement plans on Turkey Hollow Road over Turkey Hollow Creek in the City of Rock Island. The existing bridge consisted of a three-span, precast concrete channel beam structure, and was replaced with a single-span W36 steel beam bridge with integral abutments and spill-thru slopes. The structure span length is 74’-0” centerline-to-centerline of

Pedestrian and Bike Path Bridge Replacement

IMEG provided schematic rendering and planning services for a new park, pedestrian bridge replacement, and connecting bike path to Sylvan Island. The city received an Illinois Transportation Enhancement Program (ITEP) grant to remove the existing truss bridge and replace it with a new structure, reusing the existing substructure units.  Engineers provided a field topographic survey,

Field Investigations for Existing Bridge

IMEG conducted field investigations, a condition assessment of the existing bridge, a load rating analysis (AASHTO –LFR), calculation of Sufficiency Rating, provided updated NBI Data for Inspection report updates, and seismic evaluation of the bridge. IMEG provided justification for the replacements including significant deck deterioration and seismic deficiencies and scours issues. Further, IMEG provided assistance to the

Bridge Structural Improvements

The existing Florence Avenue Bridge carries four lanes of traffic. It is a 218-ft long cast-in-place concrete structure built in 1953 and widened using PC/PS. It is supported on two concrete pier walls. The existing deck has significant deterioration.  IMEG provided assistance to The City of Downey in advanced planning and preparation of the Highway Bridge Program

Bridge Replacement and Corridor Improvements

IMEG  is providing construction observation, verification, documentation, and inspection services for the $1.4 billion Interstate 74 Bridge Corridor project. The bi-state project spans the Mississippi River in the Quad-Cities between Moline, Ill., and Bettendorf, Iowa.