American Bridge Co. Leads Conn.’s East Haddam Swing Bridge Project

Construction of the East Haddam swing bridge, which carries Route 82 over the Connecticut River, began in fall 2022 and work is continuing on the project with a completion date of Feb. 25, 2025, according to CTDOT. The American Bridge Co., headquartered in Coraopolis, Pa., is the lead contractor on the project, which was awarded to the company on June 7, 2022. Construction equipment being used on the job includes a Liebherr LTM1095 mobile crane, a Tadano GR-150 rough-terrain crane, a Caterpillar M322 wheeled excavator and a Caterpillar 308 mini-excavator. The budget for the project is $78,440,000, which includes the construction and design. The funding sources are federal, state and municipalities.

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