First of Its Kind

by Steven L. Stroh, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice Pres. and Deputy Dir.; Surface Transp., URS Corp., Tampa, FL,
William R. Stark, formerly, Prin. Engr.; Dept. of Transp., CT,
Joseph E. Chilstrom, P.E., Bridge Engr.; Federal Highway Admin., Glastonbury, CT,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 8, Pg. 54-59

Document Type: Feature article


The crossing designed to replace the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge, in New Haven, Connecticut, appears to be a cable-stayed bridge with unusually short towers but in fact is an extradosed prestressed bridge�the first in the United States.

Subject Headings: Cable stayed bridges | Bridge towers | Bridge design | Cables | Prestressing | Ports and harbors

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