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Rochester's landmark triple-arch bridge: Another massive High Steel project is complete

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Contact: Steve Bussanmas
Sr. VP Sales and Marketing
High Steel Structures Inc.

Lancaster, Pa. (September 13, 2007) –  High Steel Structures Inc. is pleased to announce the recent completion of the $37-million landmark Frederick Douglass - Susan B. Anthony Memorial Bridge (formerly the Troup-Howell Bridge) spanning the Genesee River in downtown Rochester, N.Y. Over the last several years, High Steel has contributed to the project by fabricating and delivering 5,391 tons of steel components. The structural steel for the arch ribs, braces, and approach spans that make up the triple-arch, 433-foot long, 70-foot high design were produced and transported from Lancaster to Rochester from 2004 to 2006.

"High Steel is proud to have played a critical role in this project," said Tom Kennedy, President and CEO, High Industries Inc. "Our involvement in this bridge project illustrates our commitment to leadership and innovation in support of our nation's transportation infrastructure."

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About High Steel Structures Inc.
Founded in 1931 in Lancaster, Pa., High Steel Structures Inc., an affiliate of High Industries Inc., is one of the largest fabricators of structural steel in the United States, with more than one million tons of steel fabricated over the past 20 years. High Steel's 700+ co-workers fabricate a wide range of complex bridge components and heavy building girders, and the company offers bridge steel erection, transportation, and emergency bridge repair services. High Steel has been instrumental in the development of new, innovative processes and materials throughout its long history as an industry leader. The company is headquartered in Lancaster, Pa., and operates four fabrication facilities in Lancaster and Williamsport, Pa. For more information on High Steel, call 717.299.5211 or visit