Delineation of Six General Performance Assessment Categories
This section delineates six general assessment categories for long-span bridges....

Performance Assessments of Other Essential Bridges
This section provides a brief statement on long-span bridges outside the scope of this study....

Main Conclusions and Recommendations
This section briefly comments on main conclusions and recommendations for engineering assessments of long-span bridges....

Subsequent Actions for Capturing, Improving, and Securing Performance
This section briefly comments on the need for follow-up engineering assessment work and coordination in order to achieve the needed accomplishments of capturing the long-span bridge performance...

Tabulation of Long-Span Bridges in the United States

Design of Isolated Structures
This chapter examines the design of isolated structures. Topics include governing design codes; design of isolated buildings; design of isolated bridges and viaducts; and issues related...

Calendar: Bridges 2005
Featured bridges are: Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge (NY); Ha.penny Bridge (Ireland); Monkey Bridge (Singapore); Bixby Creek Bridge (CA); Clifton Suspension Bridge (UK); London's...

Observations on Low-Speed Aeroelasticity
A brief history of developments in the field of low-speed aeroelasticity is provided in the context of application to long-span bridge structures. The paper begins with summary of some...

Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites for Construction´┐ŻState-of-the-Art Review
A concise state-of-the-art survey of fiber-reinforced polymer (also known as fiber-reinforced plastic) composites for construction applications in civil engineering is presented. The paper...

Contest Crowns Virtual Bridge Building Champs

Steel Bridge Competition Builds Bridges, Skills, Friendships, and Futures

Regal Crossing
The 475 m long, asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge recently constructed in Bangkok at the behest of the king of Thailand features gold-colored stays, a sleek, enclosed deck structure, and...

Bridges: Hoover Dam Bypass Project Gets Under Way

Bridges: Rail Yard Complicates Design of South African Crossing

Context-Sensitive Design: Bridge Replacement Combines Sensibility with Sensitivity

Technology: Embedded Miniature Sensors Detect Chloride in Bridge Decks

Bridges: Transparent Sound Wall Added to Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Bridges: Record-Breaking Crossing to Span Hangzhou Bay

First of Its Kind
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...

Keeping It Rolling
Thanks to a complex construction staging scheme and a temporary tieback support system, workers were able to rehabilitate an aging rolling lift bridge in Boston....

 

 

 

 

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