December 7th, 2009

Wadsworth Brothers Construction pursued various innovative methods to shorten construction time to re-open State Route 77 in Springville, Utah one year ahead of schedule. Also known as 400 South, the two-mile roadway is a primary transportation corridor for the communities of Springville and Mapleton and serves as the main route to Hobble Creek Canyon.

The new two-mile roadway features a freeway interchange, an auxiliary lane along southbound I-15, removal and replacement of a bridge over the railroad tracks at 400 West and a new bridge spanning over rail tracks of the Union Pacific Railroad at 1500 West. The road was closed for nearly a year to minimize inconvenience to drivers, while Wadsworth crews completely overhauled the road by demolishing one bridge and building three new bridges faster, safer and more efficiently.

“Wadsworth Brothers Construction was able to complete the project nearly a year earlier than scheduled by pursing various methods to shorten construction time and reduce the impact of construction on the traveling public,” said Travis Farr, project manager for Wadsworth Brothers.

The $93 million dollar project was built by Utah County Constructors, a joint venture of Wadsworth Brothers Construction and Staker-Parson Companies.

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