Steel Alternates for the Hoover Dam Bridge

by Arthur W. Hedgren, Jr., HDR Engineering, Inc, Pittsburg, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation


As input to the Environmental Impact Statement studies of appropriate long span bridges were performed for three alternate corridors across the Colorado River near Hoover Dam. Details of these studies with particular emphasis on the steel bridge alternates are explained.

Subject Headings: Steel bridges | Span bridges | Dams | Highway bridges | Rivers and streams | Civil engineering landmarks | Traffic volume | Colorado River | Colorado | United States

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