Accelerated Bridge

Accelerated Bridge

We innovated solution-driven approaches to Bridge Construction

At Barnhart, we understand how important safe bridges are to a community's infrastructure - and to its ability to function. To meet this demand, we innovated solution-driven approaches such as our modular transportation and setting services that can significantly accelerate bridge construction and repair. Along with our advanced Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) tools, our highly experienced people provide engineering expertise for integrated planning needs and professional project management with proven results. All of this, plus our nationwide network of branches for better customer service and resources, is why Barnhart is recognized as a leader for innovative solutions in Accelerated Bridge Construction.

Whether it is providing the right solution for a new construction project, emergency response for bridge replacement, or repair for bridge maintenance projects, Barnhart has the experience and the tools to make a difference.


(Accelerated Bridge Construction)

  • Modular Bridge placement using Heavy Lift Cranes
  • Setting bridge sections using float in/out methods
  • Setting bridge sections using Strand Jacks
  • Launching bridge segments with PSTe
  • Bridge section placement with slide in/out methodology
  • Weighing Services


  • Standard Bridge Jacking
    • Lifting & shifting bridge sections using Hydraulic Gantries
    • Synchronous Bridge Jacking
    • Weighing Services
  • Emergency Response
    • Bridge removal using PSTe movement
      • Bridge removal using Hydraulic Gantries
      • Bridge removal using Specialty Rigging