TTI-FSS Awarded Steel Fabrication Contract for SR 23 Bridge Project in Duval County, Florida

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An estimated 370 tons of steel to be used in 16 steel plate girders

Leware Construction Company has awarded Tampa Tank Inc.-Florida Structural Steel (TTI-FSS) the fabrication contract for its State Route 23 new bridge construction project in Duval County, Florida. TTI-FSS will fabricate the 16 weathering steel plate girders with cross frames, sole plates and all weathering hardware at its Adamo and Port of Tampa, Florida, facilities. Approximately 370 tons of steel will be used to make the girders.

About Tampa Tank Inc.-Florida Structural Steel (TTI-FSS)
Tampa Tank Inc. was founded in 1953 and acquired Florida Structural Steel in 1984. The company provides complete design, shop fabrication, shipment, field erection, inspection and testing of welded steel products for the petroleum, chemical, pulp and paper, mining, electric power, water and wastewater industries. The company operates across North America, Central and South America, West Africa and the Middle East. TTI-FSS is American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) certified. For more information, visit the web site at

About Leware Construction Company
Leware Construction Company specializes in bridge construction and was founded in 1970 by James F. Leware, Sr. (1935-1986). The firm remains privately owned and is operated by the founder’s oldest sons, Jim and Scott. Based in Leesburg, FL, Leware works throughout the state with the majority of their projects performed for the Florida Department of Transportation and local municipalities. With an experienced staff of professional, construction, support and administrative personnel, combined with a substantial fleet of lift cranes, pile hammers, barges, tug boats, demolition and concrete equipment, Leware has the ability to provide turnkey bridge services in meeting the demands of its clientele. The firm is qualified with FDOT in the areas of minor, intermediate and major bridges, as well as several incidental categories. Visit for more information.

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