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Time-Lapse: Incredible I-85 Bridge Rebuild

Project progress photo taken from the OxBlue construction camera on the site of the Atlanta I-85 bridge rebuild.

OxBlue has been a great advantage, not only for our company and for the DOT, but for the traveling public; they’re able to see the progress we’re making each day and what goes into a project like this. Dan Garcia, President, C.W. Matthews Contracting Co.

OxBlue Construction Cameras, a global leader in construction webcam services, has released an incredible, professionally-produced time-lapse video of the I-85 bridge collapse rebuild. The high-definition time-lapse video was created from nearly 8,000 images taken over a span of six weeks via an OxBlue construction camera that has been on the site since the beginning of construction. The video documents the rebuild progress, from project inception to completion.

View the completed I-85 collapse rebuild time-lapse video at

The company, headquartered in Atlanta, had two cameras located on the jobsite including a construction webcam that streams live HD video, and a fixed-position construction camera that captures high-resolution still images at 10-minute intervals continuously throughout the project.

Over 700 feet of new bridge was built in an impressive six weeks, making the I-85 bridge rebuild one of the fastest civil infrastructure construction projects in the United States to date. The state offered contractor C.W. Matthews $3.1 million in financial incentives for early completion; the incentives, along with a 24/7 worker schedule, greatly aided in the project being completed on May 13th — one month ahead of the original estimated date of June 15th. The collapse, caused by a large fire in late March 2017, is…

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