Foster Co. has begun delivery on its largest contract for steel
grid bridge decking with the rehabilitation of the New York
State Bridge Authoritys Newburgh-Beacon span, the company
said Aug. 29.
Foster is supplying 430,000 square feet of new decking
manufactured at its Bedford, Pa., plant to replace the original
1980 road surface on the twin bridges southern span,
connecting Orange and Dutchess counties.
"The custom engineered panels are fabricated to exacting
specifications to expedite installation and lessen traffic
disruption on the busy span," Don Foster, senior vice president
of the companys Construction Products Group, said in a