Crossland Heavy Featured In Roads and Bridges Magazine
14 October, 2019
Crossland Heavy's work at "Gathering Place" is listed as #9 in the October 2018 issue of Roads and Bridges Magazine Top 10 Roads.
Road and Bridges Magazine - Gathering Place, Tulsa's riverfront park, is a 66.5 acre park located in the heart of Tulsa, OK. Riverside Drive with a signature bridge structure over Crow Creek; storm-water improvements including bringing all infrastructure in and around the park up to the design standard of 100-year conveyance and flood protection; water main construction; reconstruction of a major sanitary sewer main along the river; and rehabilitation of a 115-year-old railroad bridge over the Arkansas River.
"This was made into an integrated corridor for signal timing, to help control speed," HNTB Project Manager Tim Morgan told RoADs & BRIDGES. "Before, people zipped through this area in excess of the speed limit. People used to call it the Riverside Raceway. The city came in and did what it needed to do and did it very cost-effectively."
The new road consists of 11-in. dowel-jointed concrete pavement over a 12-in. aggregate base; a geogrid separator fabric; 8 in. of compacted subgrade; and finally, underdrains along the corridor.
We did a pavement design specifically for the area," Morgan said. "It's right on the banks of the Arkansas River, so it's really sandy. Previously there were a lot of groundwater problems, so we went all the way down, pulled everything out. We took a cautious approach to make sure we were providing 100-year protection for the street. The pavement was in terrible shape. It had to be completely reconstructed. Now it's an incredible road and looks great."