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by Sean-Philip Bolduc, P.E., (M.ASCE), Senior Project Engineer; Parsons, New York, NY,
Thomas Spoth, P.E., (M.ASCE), Vice President, Bridge Practice Lead; Parsons, New York, NY,
Bradley C. Touchstone, President, Principal Bridge Architect; Touchstone Architecture and Consulting, Miramar Beach, FL,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2019, Vol. 89, Issue 4, Pg. 73-75


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: In all projects, the interconnectivity of each component is important. A movable bridge is an especially complicated structure that is exposed to an array of dynamic movements and transient loading conditions that occur in varying combinations throughout its life.

Subject Headings: Uplifting behavior | Dynamic loads | Transient loads | Project management | Movable bridges | Structural dynamics | Load combinations | Bridge components

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