Elegance and Efficiency

by Christopher T. Vollmer, P.E., Bridge Group Manager; Gannett Fleming, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA,
D. Eric Veydt, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice President, Highway Practice Manager; Gannett Fleming, Inc., Pittsburgh, PA,
Thomas G. Leech, P.ENG., (M.ASCE), Formerly, National Bridge Practice Manager; Gannett Fleming, Pittsburgh, PA,
Louis Ruzzi, P.E., District Bridge Engineer; Engineering District 11, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Bridgeville, PA,
, S.E.

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2016, Vol. 86, Issue 10, Pg. 74-81


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The new Hulton Bridge, which crosses the Allegheny River near Pittsburgh, stands as a compelling example of how close collaboration by the owner, the engineers, and residents can result in a structure that in addition to meeting scheduling and budgetary targets and handling growing traffic volumes also serves as a gathering point and icon for the community.

Subject Headings: Bridge engineering | Rivers and streams | Owners | Scheduling | Budgets | Traffic volume | Water transportation | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States | North America

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