Some of the work that was halted in July on the most important span of the Harbor Bridge substitution venture at the Port of Corpus Christi can resume following the developer and the Texas Department of Transportation settled some of their differences.
On July 15, TxDOT suspended function on the principal span in excess of safety concerns, and on August 16, it issued a notice of default to the developer, a joint undertaking of Flatiron and Dragados, or FDLLC.
In September, TxDOT described it had viewed a new tone from FDLLC about the basic safety challenges, and the developer was prepared to admit and address them.
FDLLC reworked designs to try out to tackle TxDOT’s five issues that stem from a 2020 report by SYSTRA Intercontinental Bridge Systems. The IBT report outlined design and style flaws, like deficiencies in the footing caps that could direct to collapse less than certain