Engineering an Elegant Solution

by Nathan Johnson, P.E., Ph.D., (M.ASCE), Bridge Design Group Leader; Kleinfelder, San Diego, CA,
Mark Creveling, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice President for Project Management; Kleinfelder, San Diego, CA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2015, Vol. 85, Issue 12, Pg. 58-65

Document Type: Feature article


The seismic retrofit and rehabilitation of Southern California's historically significant North Torrey Pines Road Bridge extended the techniques normally used in such endeavors. The elegant, unconventional solution drew on performance-based geotechnical and structural engineering design.

Subject Headings: Rehabilitation | Seismic tests | Highways and roads | Bridge management | Seismic effects | Light rail transit

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article


Return to search