These specifications are for a fully engineered clear span bridge of welded steel construction and shall be regarded as minimum standards for design and construction as manufactured by Echo Bridge, Inc.
Manufacturers other than Echo Bridge, Inc. may be used provided they are pre-approved by the Project Engineer ten (10) days prior to bid and they meet or exceed all the following specifications.
The bridge manufacturer shall have been in the business of design and fabrication of bridges for a minimum of five (5) years and provide a list of ten (10) successful bridge projects of comparable construction, each of which has been in service for at least three (3) years.
The Engineer's decision shall be final. All suppliers will be rejected if the engineer decides that the contractor does not meet qualifying criteria.
The bridge supplier shall be certified by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) to produce fabricated structural steel in the AISC Certification Program.