Steel Fabricators Deliver Impressive Case Studies

WTC Oculus Project Crane Supports
Owner: Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Structural Steel: 150 tons
Background: A time sensitive schedule combined with the need for fracture critical welds made this fabrication a perfect fit for MC Ironwork’s capabilities.
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Brighton Line Rehabilitation
Owner: Metropolitan Transit Authority-New York City Transit
Structural Steel: 675 tons
Background: The project was enormous: rehabilitate five stations - Avenues H, J, M, Kings Highway, and Newkirk - along the Brighton Line in Brooklyn, New York. And the challenge to MC Ironworks was formidable.
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Hillhouse Pedestrian Bridge
Owner: Yale University and the City of New Haven
Structural Steel: 25 Tons
Background: When the Hillhouse Avenue vehicular bridge in New Haven CT was reconstructed, the pedestrian passageways were separated as two independent foot bridges, aligning with the existing axes of the sidewalks along the avenue. The bridges span 60 feet and feature a complex, 19th-century inspired, lattice pattern.
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Tappan Zee Bridge
Owner: New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA)
Structural Steel Fabricated:  8,000 ton
Background: At 3.5 miles long, the Tappan Zee Bridge is one of the longest bridges in the United States. Located about 15 miles north of New York City, the bridge carries between 140,000 - 170,000 vehicles a day over the Hudson River via New York State Thruway, between Rockland and Westchester Counties.  
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Gowanus Expressway
Owner: New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT)
Structural Steel Fabricated: 4,000 ton over multiple contracts
Background: Signs and maps refer to this southern segment of I-278 as the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, but it is known locally as the Gowanus Expressway. This section of the expressway connects the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel approach, the Prospect Expressway (NY 27), the Belt Parkway and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.
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Atlantic Avenue
Owner: Long Island Rail Road (LIRR)
Structural Steel Fabricated: 640 tons approx structural steel
Background: Atlantic Avenue stretches from the Brooklyn waterfront along the East River all the way to Jamaica, Queens and is the sole east-west truck route across Brooklyn. In Flatbush, the Atlantic Avenue Terminal is the converging point for nine MTA subway lines and the Long Island Rail Road.
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Featured Projects

Hillhouse Pedestrian Bridge

Hillhouse Pedestrian Bridge

This multi-faceted collaboration delivered an award-winning bridge solution to the campus of Yale University. VIEW >

Brighton Line Rehabilitation

Brighton Line Rehabilitation

The challenge: rehabilitate five stations along the Brighton Line in Brooklyn, New York - with minimal disruption of service. VIEW >

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