A New Identity

by Edward P. Wasserman, P.E., Director of Structures; The Tennessee Department of Transportation.,
Joseph J. Pullaro, P.E., (M.ASCE), Principal; Lichtenstein Consulting Engineers, Inc.; Paramus, NJ.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2004, Vol. 74, Issue 8, Pg. 66-71

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: By repairing and relocating steel trusses, replacing deteriorating approach spans, and replacing what, at the time of its construction, was regarded as a daring concrete truss, engineers have given new character to a venerable bridge in downtown Nashville. This article was adapted from the paper Rehabilitation of Shelby Street Bridge- Combining The New and The Old, Which was presented at Structures 2004, a conference sponsored by ASCE and its Structural Engineering Institute and held in Nashville, Tennessee, in May 2004.

Subject Headings: Historic sites | Steel bridges | Steel structures | Tennessee | Trusses |

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