Outside the Box

by Atorod Azizinamini, P.E., (M.ASCE), Director and Professor of Civil Engineering; National Bridge Research Organization and The University of Nebraska at Lincoln.,
Sam Fallaha, P.E., Assistant Bridge Engineer; State of Nebraska,
Jake Foud, P.E., Bridge Engineer; Nebraska Department of Roads,
Reza Farimani, Graduate Student; University of Nebraska at Lincoln,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2004, Vol. 74, Issue 9, Pg. 58-61

Document Type: Feature article


Employing an innovative design that made construction quick and economical, the box girder structure carrying Highway N-2 over interstate 80 near Grand Island, Nebraska, became the first bridge in the United States to incorporate 100 ksi (690 MPa) high-performance steel.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Highway bridges | Highway and road structures | Highway and road design | Girder bridges | Steel structures | Steel construction

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