Designed for Durability

by Domenic Coletti, P.E., (M.ASCE), Principal Professional Associate in HDR, Raleigh, NC; Design Manager and Engineer of record for the project,
Elizabeth Howey, P.E., (M.ASCE), Professional Associate in HDR, Raleigh, NC; Project lead geotechnical engineer,
John Jamison, P.G., Western Environmental policy lead with North Carolina Dept of Transportation, Raleigh, NC,
R. Dominick Amico, (M.ASCE), Project Permitting Lead,
Mohit Garg, P.E., Professional Associate in HDR; Charlotte, NC,
Nicholas Burdette, P.E., Provided Construction Services Support for the project,
Phil Dompe, P.E., (M.ASCE), Tampa Bridge Group Manager, HDR; Designer for the segmental box girder superstructure,
, P.E., Senior Bridge Manager, HDR, Pittsburgh, PA; Superstructure Design Lead for the project

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2019, Vol. 89, Issue 9, Pg. 46-55

Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: The Marc Basnight Bridge, completed in February, carries North Carolina Highway 12 over the Oregon Inlet, an area that is one of the most dynamic and dangerous inlets on the Atlantic Coast. At 2.8 mi long, the new bridge features extensive use of precast concrete for durability, economy, and constructability.

Subject Headings: Highway bridges | Inlets (waterway) | Precast concrete | Light rail transit | Coastal environment | Concrete bridges | Material durability | Constructability | North Carolina | Oregon | United States

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