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

Abstract:

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

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