The old Cline Avenue Bridge is closed due to structural deficiencies which made it unsafe for the traveling public.
Governor Mitch Daniels and East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland announce an agreement in principle with United Bridge Partners, for the construction, operation and maintenance of a new, modern bridge using no federal, state or local tax dollars.
The old Cline Avenue is demolished to prepare for a new, modern Cline Avenue Bridge.
The lead agency for environmental permitting, US Coast Guard, issues Bridge Permit 7-14-9 for the replacement of the Cline Avenue Bridge.
City of East Chicago Planning Commission approves construction of the Cline Avenue Bridge Operations Office and Maintenance Facility.
Ceremonial Project Groundbreaking is held on-site with City of East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland.
Geo-technical boring exploration work begins for the new bridge structure. Two full-scale load tests of the existing piles were performed to verify pile capacity for re-use in the new bridge.
With the building design and permits issued, construction of the office begins in earnest.
Geo-technical field work, including the full-scale pile load tests, is completed for the new bridge.
1st segment erected and set in place.A017
Segment erection halfway complete.