Fifty-Year Development — Construction of Steel Pipeline Suspension Bridges

by John F. Cain, Sr. Designer; American Bridge Div./U.S. Steel Corp., Pittsburgh, Pa.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 4, Pg. 733-749

Document Type: Journal Paper


Pipeline suspension bridge construction has evolved from short or multispan structures to long single-span structures with the development of new techniques in design, fabrication, and erection. These developments are examined by reviewing the construction of representative bridges which have been built in the United States and of one unique Canadian bridge.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Steel construction | Steel bridges | Steel pipes | Suspension bridges | Suspended structures | Bridge design | Span bridges | United States

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