Franklin County Engineer Columbus, Ohio
Burgess & Niple (B&N) served as lead consultant for the development of preliminary and final design plans and specifications; and construction services for the Discovery Bridge in downtown Columbus, Ohio. B&N, teamed with H2L2-Architects/Planners, and Leonhardt, Andra und Partner, utilized state-of-the-art structural technology, saving an estimated $3 million when compared to building a replica of the existing bridge.
Noteworthy events during this historic bridge replacement process include:
The final 660-foot, five-span, post-tensioned, plate-arched girder Discovery Bridge has won numerous awards, including: