Ahead of the Curve

by Stephen A. Matty, P.E., (M.ASCE), Proj. Mgr.,
Matthew J. Horvath, Design Engr.; Ofc. of URS Corp., Hunt Valley, MD,
James D. Dwyer, (M.ASCE), Dir. of Tech. Support and Special Projs.; Port Authority of Allegheny Country, Pittsburgh, PA,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2002, Vol. 72, Issue 8, Pg. 68-70,72-74,80-82

Document Type: Feature article


Four curved steel girder bridges for Pittsburgh's light-rail project posed challenges ranging from multiple site constraints to special rail loads and welded rail interactions.

Subject Headings: Railroad bridges | Steel bridges | Rail transportation | Girder bridges | Curvature | Welding | Project management

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