Seismic Performance and Retrofit of the Golden Gate Bridge

by Charles Seim, (F.ASCE), T.Y. Lin Int, San Francisco, United States,
Tim Ingham, Ph.D., T.Y. Lin Int, San Francisco, United States,
Santiago Rodriguez, T.Y. Lin Int, San Francisco, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Spatial, Lattice and Tension Structures

Abstract:

Since its opening in 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge has endured and functions as an important transportation link for Bay Area commerce and commuters. After an earthquake in 1989, T.Y. Lin International was called to perform seismic evaluation and retrofit studies of the bridge.



Subject Headings: Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Rehabilitation | Bridges | Seismic design | Bridge design | Bridge foundations | Bridge tests

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