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Eastern Cutting Corp. Featured in Concrete Openings Article

Eastern Cutting Corp. was featured in Concrete Openings Article, “Brooklyn-Queens Expressway”
Posted on March 9th, 2017

Diamond Cutter Provides Access for Critical Inspections of Aging Roadway

A general contractor in New York was recently tasked with the in-depth inspection of the Brooklyn—Queens Expressway’s (BQE) triple cantilever bridge as part of a $1.7-billion reconstruction project. The inspections specified a need for the creation of 3-foot-wide by 2-foot-tall access openings and door installations in the bridge structure, so the search began for a specialty sawing and drilling contractor to perform the work.

The New York City Department of Transportation’s BQE Atlantic to Sands Project is part of the City’s 10-year plan to improve the 0.4-mile-long reinforced concrete, multi-level structure. The planned construction will provide this section of roadway with a new deck, new ramps, new drainage and lighting with fewer joints and geometry improvements to create an overall safer drive for the 140,000+ commuters who use it each day.

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As part of our continuation of improving service for our customers, Eastern has partnered with the leading concrete scanning company in the Tri-State area, CityScan Corp. Because locating embedded and buried hazards prior to concrete cutting, coring, breaking and excavating is an essential part in establishing a safe and cost effective construction site.