Returning Veteran

by Charles A. Baumgartner, Structures Department Manager; HNTB, Cleveland, OH,
William E. Beyer, Project Manager; HNTB, Cleveland, OH,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1996, Vol. 66, Issue 4, Pg. 68-71

Document Type: Feature article


The Veteran's Memorial Bridge on the Cuyahoga River is a vital link in the transportation system of Cleveland and a gateway to the city's downtown area. But time has taken its toll on the historic bridge, which has become increasingly expensive to repair. Several boards and commissions came together to design a rehabilitation for the Veteran's Memorial that would ensure the structural stability of the bridge, minimize future maintenance, and most important, uphold the structure's historical integrity.

Subject Headings: Maintenance and operation | Structural stability | Rehabilitation | Historic buildings | Bridge management | Tolls | Rivers and streams

Services: Buy this book/Buy this article


Return to search