American Society of Civil Engineers

Spanning the Nation

by Jenny Jones, (Senior Writer, Civil Engineering Magazine, ASCE World Headquarters, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia.)

Civil Engineering—ASCE
, Vol. 82, No. 3, March 2012, pp. 56-61,78

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Document type: Feature Article
Abstract: With so many of the nation’s bridges in need of replacement, departments of transportation across the country are turning to an innovative technology known as accelerated bridge construction. Projects that would have taken months to complete with traditional construction methods are being accomplished in days or even hours with the accelerated approach.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Construction methods
United States

Image Credits:  Julie Duewel, NDOT Photographer (pg 56-57, Both),  Courtesy of Utah Department of Transportation (pg 58-59, Both),  MASSDOT (pg 60-61, Both)