New MO-47 Bridge

Washington, Missouri

Jobsite of a Bridge

The Route 47 Missouri River Bridge is a vital link for both Franklin and Warren Counties with about 11,000 vehicles a day using it. The Missouri DOT is building a new bridge to replace the old deteriorating bridge. The approximately $43 million, 2,560- ft bridge, located west of the existing bridge, will have two 12-ft lanes with 10-foot shoulders. It will also have a 10-ft bike/pedestrian path that will connect to the KATY Trail in Warren County.


  • Architectural concrete finish
  • Not permitted to use standard gang formwork
  • Limited amount of time in schedule to build custom boxouts


  • Custom Steel Girder Formwork prebuilt and delivered to the site ready for use
  • Custom Girder that provided the desired architectural concrete finish
  • A cobination of standard and custom Steel Girder forms that were prebuilt and delivered to the site ready for use

Why was Doka selected as the formwork supplier?

  • Ability to meet tight jobsite schedule requirements
  • Solution provided achieved the desired architectural concrete finish
  • Doka engineering provided 3D drawings to provide a visual understanding and support with assembly onsite
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Bridge pylon
preassembled formwork
Preassembled formwork
Picture of whole bridge jobsite

Project data

Construction time
Summer 2016 - Nov. 2018
GC/IConcrete Contractor
Alberici Constructors, Inc.
HDR, Inc.

Building data

Type of structure