Bridge to the Future

by Ruchu Hsu, P.E., (M.ASCE), Supervising Structural Engineer; Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., New York City.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2004, Vol. 74, Issue 11, Pg. 56-61

Document Type: Feature article


The final component of Thailand's new Outer Bangkok Ring Road, the eight-lane cable-stayed Chao Phraya River Bridge, will not only alleviate Bangkok's notoriously heavy traffic but also contribute a new architectural symbol to the capital city. (This paper was presented at the 21st Annual International Bridge, Conference, which took place in Pittsburgh June 14-16, 2004.)

Subject Headings: Bridges | Cable stayed bridges | Bridge components | Cables | Highways and roads | Assets | Water transportation | Architecture | Rivers and streams | Pennsylvania | Pittsburgh | North America | Thailand | United States | Asia | Bangkok

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