Wide Open

by Joseph M. Ales, Jr., P.E., (M.ASCE), principal of Walter P. Moore; project manager for the roof structure; Tempa, FL,
Mark Waggoner, P.E., (M.ASCE), Design Engineer; Walter P. Moore, Austin, TX,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 12, Pg. 60-67,80

Document Type: Feature article


The retractable roof of the stadium being built for the Arizona Cardinals will be the first in the United States to operate on an incline, and the extraordinary trusses that support it will form what may be the longest clear span of any retractable stadium roof in the country.

Subject Headings: Roofs | Stadiums and sport facilities | Trusses | United States | Arizona

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