32 Disktron Bearings were installed ranging in size from 154 kips of vertical service to 600 kips, with movement ranges of 3.4″ to 6.2″. The bearings were designed to withstand a horizontal service load up to 54% that of the vertical service load and a rotation of 0.03 radians.

Project Team:

Owner: PennDOT

General Contractor: Brayman Construction

Design Engineers: Gannet Flemming Inc. & McCormick Taylor

Bearings: RJ Watson Inc