Carolina Crossing

by Michael J. Abrahams, P.E., (M.ASCE), Tech. Dir. Major Bridges; Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc., New York City, NY,
Jaw-Nan Wang, P.E., (M.ASCE), Sr. Prof. Assoc.,
Peter M. Wahl, P.E., (M.ASCE), Supervising Struct. Engr.,
John A. Bryson, P.E., Supervising Struct. Engr.; Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc., New York City, NY,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2002, Vol. 72, Issue 8, Pg. 58-61


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract:

The designers of a cable-stayed bridge across the Cooper River in South Carolina incorporated stringent seismic criteria to safeguard against potentially devasting earthquakes.



Subject Headings: Bridge design | Cable stayed bridges | Cables | Seismic design | Hydraulic design | Rivers and streams | Seismic tests | Seismic effects | South Carolina | United States

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