Project Stories

  • The Fall Hill Avenue Bridge, Pedestrian Bridge, and Utility Bridge over Rappahannock Canal

  • Existing Conditions – Historic Area & High ADT

  • Sierra Club Meeting House and Trail

  • Bridge Design to Match Historic Stone Abutment

  • Pedestrian Bridge Installation

  • MSE Wall and Bridge Abutment Construction

  • Bridge Beam Installation

  • New Trail Grade Separation

  • Continued Bridge Construction

  • Completed Construction

Fall Hill Avenue Bridge Replacement over Rappahannock Canal
Fall Hill Avenue Bridge Replacement over Rappahannock Canal

ALA designed and prepared construction documents for this single span bridge replacement. The bridge is located in an environmentally and historically sensitive area with multiple overhead power lines and underground utilities in the immediate vicinity of the bridge. The bridge replacement accommodates two lanes of traffic and two 5’-6” sidewalks with safety railings. The bridge…read more »

Location: Fredericksburg, VA

Owner: City of Fredericksburg

Services Provided: Construction Administration

  • Project Story: Award-winning Beach Mill Road Bridge

  • Bridge Condition after Tropical Storm Lee

  • VDOT Box Culvert Replacement Bridge

  • Community Concern with Construction Detour During School

  • Desired Aesthetic Replacement from Community

  • ALA use of ABC Techniques to Shorten Construction Schedule - Advanced Pile Driving

  • ALA use of ABC techniques to shorten construction time - Precast Concrete Abutments

  • Complete Bridge - Finished to Avoid School Bus Detour

  • Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies Brought out the Community

  • ALA is Overall Winner for VTCA 2014 Engineering Consulting Awards

Beach Mill Road Bridge
Beach Mill Road Bridge

Route 603 Beach Mill Road Bridge over Nichols Branch

Utilizing the results of the H/H analysis, ALA provided design services to replace the existing simple steel beam bridge. The new bridge is a 39’ long simple span galvanized steel rolled beams with glu-lam deck superstructure on cantilever abutments with Customrock formliner. The new bridge is 16‘-6” wide and with timber rails. Additionally, because of…read more »

Location: Great Falls, VA

Owner: VDOT