Civil engineering firm receives award for emergency repair of I-40 bridge

I-40 bridge
I-40 bridge
Published: Nov. 8, 2021 at 9:41 PM CST
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The engineering firm behind the inspection of the I-40 Hernando-DeSoto bridge is getting recognition.

The Engineering Excellence Awards honored Michael Baker International with the Grand Conceptor Award for the firm’s part in the emergency repair of the I-40 bridge earlier this year.

The bridge closed in May after a fracture was found in one of the bridge’s support beams.

The bridge reopened in August.

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