Skew Detection System Replacement on Vertical Lift Bridges (Phase II)

The objective of this work is to prove a new technology system against the existing legacy skew-control technology on the Ellender Ferry Vertical Lift Bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway, located in Calcasieu Parish. The new skew technology shall be as recommended in the results of the Phase 1 study. The work will include design and installation according to the following tasks: (1) Analyze the existing control system, electrical installation, and structure to determine how to interface the new technology into the existing; (2) Determine the scope of work required to implement the installation; (3) Perform the installation; (4) Calibrate and test the installation; and (5) Provide support personnel and time for troubleshooting the installation for a period of 6 months.

    Language

    • English

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $460000
    • Contract Numbers:

      22-2ST

      1000428

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      5304 Flanders Drive, Suite A
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
    • Managing Organizations:

      Louisiana Transportation Research Center

      4101 Gourrier Avenue
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808

      Louisiana Department of Transportation

      P.O. Box 94245
      1201 Capitol Access Road
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70804-9245
    • Project Managers:

      Alaywan, Walid

    • Performing Organizations:

      Louisiana Transportation Research Center

      4101 Gourrier Avenue
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
    • Principal Investigators:

      Rees, Gareth

    • Start Date: 20220201
    • Expected Completion Date: 20221231
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01835032
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Louisiana Transportation Research Center
    • Contract Numbers: 22-2ST, 1000428
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 31 2022 10:57AM