American Society of Civil Engineers


Bridge to the Future


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

Civil Engineering—ASCE
, Vol. 74, No. 11, November 2004, pp. 56-61

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Document type: Feature Article
Abstract: 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.)


ASCE Subject Headings:
Cable-stayed bridges
Thailand
Traffic control devices