June 2019 − Loftus was awarded the SR52 Masonry Bridge Rehabilitation contract for $3,439,000. This project involves the full restoration of a 7-span masonry arch structure. This project is scheduled for completion in June of 2020.
June 2019 − Loftus was awarded the Main Street Bridge over East Penn and SEPTA railroads contract for $4,695,000. This project involves the full restoration of a 135’ truss bridge over an active rail facility. This project is scheduled for completion in October of 2020.
February 2018 − Loftus was awarded the Group 7 Bridges rehabilitation contract for $7,220,000. This project involves the rehabilitation (8) Bridges masonry arch bridges including the oldest bridge in the United States. throughout the District 6-0 area. This project is scheduled for completion in December of 2019..
June 2017 − Loftus was awarded the Group S Bridges rehabilitation contract for $7,296,296. This project involves the rehabilitation of (9) Bridges of various types throughout the District 6-0 area. This project is scheduled for completion in August of 2020.
March 2017 − Loftus was awarded the Group R Bridges rehabilitation contract for $5,505,505. This project involves the rehabilitation and latex overlay of (8) Bridges throughout the District 6-0 area. This project is scheduled for completion in October of 2019.
April 2019 − Loftus Construction and team received the American Society of Highway Engineer’s (ASHE), Delaware Valley Section Project of the Year Award for $10M and less for the SR13 Masonry Arch Rehabilitation project which was part of the Group T Contract. This project involved the rehabilitation of the oldest bridge in the United States dating back to the late 1600’s.
December 2016 − The Ashmead Road Bridge in Cheltenham Township (PA) was reopened to traffic after a six-week detour. The deck received a latex concrete overlay and a number of other structural repairs were completed. Alex Craft managed the project for Loftus and Wayne Gehers was the Crew Leader.
November 2016 − The 41st Street Bridge carrying traffic over Amtrak in Philadelphia was opened to traffic after 18 months of contraction and an almost TWENTY YEAR period where it was closed to traffic. The two-span steel bridge contained a plethora of architectural and aesthetic features to blend into the neighborhood and to commemorate the area. John Muir, Senior Project Manager, worked tirelessly to build the bridge under difficult site conditions and adverse barriers while Tom McNally and Jim Marino managed the crews’ performance.
November 2016 − After six months of construction and numerous differing site conditions and change orders, Loftus reopened the Adams Avenue Bridge to traffic. This three-barrel masonry arch bridge was originally intended to have the masonry reconstructed and a new concrete slab and parapets built. However, severe underpinning of the footings and excessive deterioration and shifting of the existing arch barrels caused numerous changes to the project scope. Alex Craft did an excellent job working through the myriad of contract changes while Wayne Gehers, assisted by Jake Loughery, handled all the craft work.
In December 2015, Loftus completed the Country Lakes Dam Project in Pemberton Township, NJ and restored traffic over Dams 1 and 3. The project, valued at $6,148,976 was started in July, 2014 and was completed ahead of schedule in spite of numerous contract changes, adverse weather conditions, and flooding. The Project Manager for Loftus was Angelo Faia and the Crew Leaders who worked on the project were Tom McNally and Jim Marino.
In January 2015 Loftus completed the reconstruction of the Willow Grove Avenue Bridge in Philadelphia, PA. This contract with the City of Philadelphia and valued at $3,250,000 was started in December 2014. The project involved the reconstruction of a three span steel bridge over SEPTA tracks. John Muir was the Project Manager for Loftus. John was assisted by Project Engineer Alex Craft, as well as Crew Leader Wayne Gehers.
On May 14, 2015 − Loftus completed the erection of steel girders for the 41st Street Bridge Project in Philadelphia, PA. This contract is being completed for the City of Philadelphia and entails constructing a new two span steel girder bridge over Amtrak and SEPTA. The contract is valued at $10,735,000 and started in April 2015 and will be completed in November 2016. The completion of the steel erection work is a critical component to the timely completion of the project. John Muir is the Project Manager for Loftus. John is being assisted by Project Engineers Scott Rinck and Corey Day, as well as Crew Leaders Tom McNally and Jim Marino.
On February 23, 2019, at the Annual Company Party, the following individuals were honored for their years of service:
We are very proud of the team at Loftus and their loyalty and longevity with the company. Congratulations to all of the team members above and THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
In September 2019, Jim Marino, Foreman, married fiancée Donna Bowker. The ceremony and reception were held at The Madison in Riverside, NJ. The couple honeymooned in Cape May.
In October 2018, Matt Della-Croce, Project Manager, married fiancée Lauren Cronk in Philadelphia. The newlyweds honeymooned in Italy.
In July 2018, Angelo Faia, his wife Collette and daughter Elena welcomed baby Angelo Vincent Faia III.
In March 2018, Foreman Jeff Moyer and his wife Aimee welcomed their first child, Tanner Scott Moyer.
In March 2018, Sabrina Villanti, Project Manager, joined Loftus bringing with her 7 years of industry experience. Sabrina is a Drexel graduate and an integral part of our operational team.