Alternatives Analysis Using Two-Dimensional Modeling for the Owensboro Bridge and Approaches

by M. A. Ports,
T. G. Turner,
D. C. Froehlich,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Water Management in the '90s: A Time for Innovation


The Federal Highway Administration plans to design and construct a new bridge over the Ohio River near Owensboro Kentucky. A hydraulic model with two-dimensional capabilities was utilized. A hydraulic analysis was accomplished in three phases.This paper presents the formulation and simulation of the alternative bridge configurations envisioned.

Subject Headings: Two-dimensional models | Highway bridges | Hydraulic structures | Hydraulic models | Finite element method | Bridge design | Two-dimensional analysis | Kentucky | United States

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