Delaware Water Gap

Location U.S. Route 209, Dingman Township, Pike County, PA


Duration October 2010 – August 2012

A $2.6 million design-build reconstruction of the single span Route 209 Bridge over Raymondskill Creek. The project was completed for the National Park Service and administered by the Federal Highway Administration.

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • Existing substructure had to remain and be stabilized using a combination of riprap scour protection, micropile foundation and concrete deadman anchor system.
  • Worksite was inside a national park in an archeologically significant area.
  • The project specifications issued by the National Park Service and the Federal Highway Administration required grooving services.
  • FUN FACT
    • Three Indian tribes settled in this area of the Delaware Water Gap.

Project Recognition

  • This project received the 2013-2014 Award for Outstanding New Short Span Bridge from the Association for Bridge Construction and Design (ABCD) Susquehanna Chapter.