OM Engineering

Projects

Current

Gordie Howe International Bridge

Detroit, USA
Project
Replacement of the obsolete Ambassador Bridge with a cable stay bridge (main span 853m). The two A shaped concrete pylons have a height of 213m. On completion, this will be the longest span cable stay bridge in North America.
Client
Bridging North America JV – Dragados Canada, Fluor Corporation & Aecon
Scope
Design and supply of 4no. 114 tonne self climbing jump form systems for construction of the main pylons. The A frame pylons slope at 10 degrees and taper in one direction. At a height of 130m the pylon legs combine to form the upper 83m cable zone.
Schedule
As of late July 2020 the system was on site and awaiting installation.