Removal of Existing Structure

The existing structure obviously must be removed before a new one can be built.  Typically, contractor’s will first remove the deck, then the rest of the super structure.  Last, they’ll take out the substructure (abutments and piers).

Building a causeway                                                           Existing Structure

Breaking up the deck                                                         Broken up deck

Removing the deck                                                              No more deck

Pulling down the trusses                                                   Dismantling the old trusses

Dismantling the old trusses 2                                          Partially demolished pier

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