Reconstructed With Precision

by Chuck Gonderinger, P.E., Transp. Program Mgr.; Minneapolis Ofc. of HDR, Inc, Omaha, NE,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 1, Pg. 72-77

Document Type: Feature article


Rehabilitating a heavily traveled crossing while traffic continues to flow is a complicated endeavor. Add the attention to detail required to preserve the character of a historic 1920's bridge, and the challenge multiply. Rehabilitating the Ford Parkway bridge�which connects the Twin Cities and is one of the largest reinforced-concrete arch bridge� required engineers to design cantilever brackets, columns, floor beams, and spandrel arches that would preserve the bridge's character.

Subject Headings: Arch bridges | Cantilever bridges | Historic preservation | Bridge engineering | Bridge design | Bridge columns | Traffic flow

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