Fifty-Year Advancement in Concrete Bridge Construction

by Tung. Y. Lin, (F.ASCE), Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Univ. of California, Berkeley, Calif.; also Board Chmn., T. Y. Lin International, Consulting Engrs., San Francisco, Calif.,
Felix Kulka, (F.ASCE), Pres.; T. Y. Lin International, Consulting Engrs., San Francisco, Calif.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 3, Pg. 491-510


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Fifty-year advancement in concrete bridge construction is described. Most important is the development of prestressed concrete bridges and the various equipment necessary for production and erection. Either new span records or new types have been constructed, including continuous girders, arches, rigid frames, cantilevers, suspension, and cable-stayed layouts. Selected structures are illustrated with photographs.

Subject Headings: Concrete bridges | Infrastructure construction | Cables | Concrete construction | Prestressing | Prestressed concrete | Girders | Arches

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