Existing structure obviously must be removed before a new one can be built.  Typically, contractor’s will first remove the deck, then the rest of the super structure.  Last, they’ll take out the substructure (abutments and piers).


Building a causeway
Existing Structure
Breaking up the deck
Broken up deck
Removing the deck
No more deck
Pulling down the trusses
Dismantling the old trusses
Dismantling the old trusses 2
Partially demolished pier