Bergen Turnpike Bridge, Ridgefield Park, NJ
Bergen Turnpike Bridge, Ridgefield Park, NJ

Bergen Turnpike Bridge, Ridgefield Park, NJ

Boswell Engineering Inc. (Boswell) retained Oweis Engineering Inc. (OEI) to provide geotechnical engineering services for proposed widening of the Bergen Turnpike Bridge over Overpeck Creek in Ridgefield Park, NJ. OEI’s task was to investigate subsurface conditions for proposed bridge expansion and determine whether the existing bridge foundation can support the new bridge structure. OEI’s services include:
  • Data collection and review of existing geologic and geotechnical data.
  • Subsurface Exploration Program.
  • Laboratory Testing Program.
  • Performed engineering analysis for the design and construction of proposed foundations.
  • Performed Parallel Seismic Testing to determine the length of existing piles.
  • Prepare a geotechnical engineering report documenting the analysis regarding the depth of the existing piles, new foundations design criteria, and seismic design criteria.