Split Decision

by Man-Chung Tang, P.E., (Hon.M.ASCE), Chairman of the Board; Chongqing,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2016, Vol. 86, Issue 3, Pg. 58-63,78

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: In determining the types of bridges to design for crossings on both sides of the Yuzhong peninsula, in Chongqing, China, engineers from T.Y. Lin International Group chose a hybrid that combines the beauty of a cable-stayed design with the simplicity and strength of a girder bridge—times two.

Subject Headings: Bridge design | Cable stayed bridges | Cables | Girder bridges | Hybrid methods | Structural strength | China | Asia | Chongqing

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