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Built Above Wildly Erratic River Levels, Cable-Stayed Giant Rises Over the Flood

Publication Date: 4/14/2010
Author: Angelle Bergeron
Format: HTML

By the end of April, a joint venture called Audubon Bridge Constructors plans to begin pulling cable on the John James Audubon Bridge at St. Francisville, La., the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America. The JV has been on the project since April 2006, contending with a vast, wet site and water levels that vary as much as 40 ft. The bridge is expected to be completed in mid-2011.

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