Emergency Response Overview

Construction and Repair Services in Times of Crisis

Our company’s engineering, mobilization, and performance capabilities have earned Scott Bridge Company its reputation as one of the Southeast’s foremost experts in emergency reconstruction. In times of crisis, our teams stand ready to answer the call of our transportation department partners wherever we are needed.

We’ve helped lead the efforts of rebuilding critical infrastructure following many of our region’s most devastating hurricanes, including Hurricane Katrina in 2005. Our emergency restoration work has involved highway and railroad bridges, dams, and energy infrastructure. These efforts contribute to the Scott Bridge Company legacy of Building to Serve.

Responsiveness that Saves

When the unexpected happens, Scott Bridge Company is there to answer the call for service when it’s needed most.

Service Details

Highlights of Our Emergency Response Services

Our ability to respond effectively to a variety of emergency situations is influenced by the range of capabilities we provide. Whatever infrastructure damage has resulted, our teams will draw on experience and expertise to respond—safely, quickly, and thoroughly.

Bridge Restoration
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Railroad Repair
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Flood Damage Restoration
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Hurricane Response
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Resource Mobilization
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Clearing &
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What sets our emergency services apart

Problem Solving at a Moment’s Notice


Our full-time engineering teams are an incredible resource for helping to speed construction and restoration efforts when time is of the essence.


Scott Bridge Company owns one of the largest heavy equipment fleets in the Southeast, allowing us to tackle major restoration efforts when needed.


We not only have the equipment and personnel, but the ability to mobilize both at a moment’s notice to be on the scene of an emergency immediately.


Scott Bridge Company has gained experience by being at the center of the Southeast’s largest emergency restoration efforts.


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Our sheer manpower is a tremendous asset in emergency response scenarios, putting all hands on deck to make the impossible happen.


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Our bench of resources is as deep as any bridge contractor in the Southeast, and we know how to put it to good use when the pressure is on.

What Our Partners Say About Us

“Scott Bridge Company successfully recovered every asset from the designated area, and did so with aplomb. What makes this feat even more impressive is the fact that more than 40,000 man-hours were worked and not one person was injured.”
Nathan S. Gregory
Deputy Project Manager

Our Emergency Response Impact

Restoring Communities Throughout the Southeast

Scott Bridge Company’s emergency response services for bridge repairs swiftly address critical infrastructure damage, ensuring the safety and uninterrupted connectivity for communities, facilitating commerce, and restoring essential transportation links during times of crisis.

Emergency Response Needs

Rising to Meet Future Challenges

Scott Bridge Company is committed to providing emergency services following hurricane and natural disasters for as long as our company operates. We remain on-call for our state and local transportation partners to help serve their needs.

On-Call Mobilization

When disaster strikes, our rapid on-call mobilization ensures that repair efforts begin swiftly, minimizing disruptions and restoring vital infrastructure promptly.

In-House Transport

With a comprehensive fleet at our disposal, including heavy machinery and specialized equipment, we have the agility to manage projects efficiently, from initial response to project completion.

Parts Fabrication

Our in-house fabrication team enables us to custom-create components swiftly and precisely for emergency use in crisis situations.

Experienced Personnel

Backed by a team of seasoned professionals who understand the intricacies of bridge construction and emergency response, we bring decades of experience to every project, guaranteeing reliable and expert service.

Why Choose Us

Examples of Our work

Emergency Response Case Studies

Like all true builders, our passion shines brightest through the work we do—from our engineering methods to our operations in the field. If you’re interested to know who we are and what we’re all about, look no further than the structures we build.

Careers in infrastructure restoration

Grow Your Career with Purpose

Serving others is central to our purpose at Scott Bridge Company, both as an organization and as the individuals who form it. It’s why we get out of bed each morning eager to go to work, and what gives us fulfillment at the end of every workday.

Emergency response projects have a way of bringing out the very best in everyone involved. They’re the most direct line of service from our company to the communities we call home. If you’re looking for a greater sense of purpose from your work, a career with Scott Bridge Company could open your life to an entirely new level of meaning.

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A Career That Makes a Difference

“The best part of my job is seeing the end result. Seeing a bad situation turn into a good situation, seeing traffic lighten and people’s commute get shortened. It’s an incredible feeling.”
Matt Hildreth
Project Engineer & Manager
“I’ve been fortunate, blessed even, to be surrounded by people who are more knowledgeable than myself. That’s a huge tool for becoming better at my job and advancing in my career.”
David Fleetwood

What’s in it for you

The Ultimate Performance Test


While the destruction can be devastating, there’s no greater adrenaline rush in our line of work than being part of a massive emergency response effort following a natural disaster.


You feel a tremendous sense of pride in contributing to emergency response efforts and being part of the team that bans together when our communities need us most.


The experience of tackling major reconstruction efforts is one that few people outside of those projects will likely understand. They bring our teams together and form lifelong bonds.

Personal Achievement

Every single person involved on emergency response projects is a vital contributor to making them successful. You won’t ever walk away from one doubting your accomplishments.

Commonly Available Project Positions

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or just starting your career, there’s a position at Scott Bridge Company to fit your needs and experience level. Here are a few key positions on any emergency response project.

Skilled Laborer

Provide ground labor and mechanical support for project teams wherever needed to help keep operations on-track and running smoothly.

Project Foreman

Provide supervision to skilled and semi-skilled craft positions at a project level. Oversee the quality of work for crews of 4-8 SBC employees.

Equipment Operator

Operate excavators, bulldozers, cranes, watercraft and other pieces of equipment used on a variety of bridge and heavy civil construction projects in the Southeast region.

Field Engineer

Work closely with project manager, superintendent, foreman, and craft-level employees to provide engineering support as needed.

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