Wind Studies of the Owensboro Bridge, Kentucky

by P. A. Irwin, Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc, Guelph, Canada,
V. Chandra, Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc, Guelph, Canada,
J. Xie, Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc, Guelph, Canada,
G. K. Stone, Rowan Williams Davies and Irwin Inc, Guelph, Canada,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII

Abstract:

Wind tunnel studies on the Owensboro Bridge are described in this paper, including 1:50 scale sectional model tests and 1:160 scale aeroelastic model tests. Comparisons are presented and discussed between the aeroelastic model tests and the sectional model tests. Also discussed in this paper are tests on the various bridge construction stages.



Subject Headings: Structural models | Wind engineering | Bridges | Bridge design | Bridge tests | Infrastructure construction | Load tests | Wind loads | Kentucky | United States

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