Tying It All Together

by Lori Gale, P.E., (M.ASCE), Supervising Structural Engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.; New York,
Ruchu Hsu, P.E., (M.ASCE), Supervising Structural Engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.; New York,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2004, Vol. 74, Issue 3, Pg. 46-51


Document Type: Feature article

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Abstract:

The Rancocas Greek Bridge, a steel tied arch designed for both light-rail and freight train loading, may be the first bridge of its kind to carry freight trains in the United States.



Subject Headings: Arch bridges | Bridge design | Steel bridges | Freight transportation | Railroad bridges | Bridge-vehicle interaction | Load factors | Light rail transit | North America | United States

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