September 5, 2018 Mellisa McColley

Blog – What is a Footer?


A footer is a concrete and steel block that sits directly on top of the drill shafts. Here are some photos of crews installing the rebar before the concrete pour. The footer will provide support for the column, which then supports the bridge superstructure. (See previous blog: What is the difference between Superstructure and Substructure?)


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