Compiled Database on the Long-Span Bridges
This section briefly discusses the database that was created in order to establish the number and types of all the vital long-span bridges in the USA....

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

Tabulation of Long-Span Bridges in the United States

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...

Use of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites as Reinforcing Material for Concrete
Although the potential of continuous fiber reinforced polymers (FRPs) was recognized more than 50 years ago, bottlenecks such as vulnerability to static fatigue, ultraviolet radiation,...

History of Hot Mix Asphalt Mixture Design in the United States
Asphalt has been used as a construction material from the earliest days of civilization, but though it has long been used as a waterproofing material in shipbuilding and hydraulics, its...

Book Review: What Is a Bridge? The Making of Calatrava's Bridge in Seville by Spiro N. Pollalis (drawings by Alberto Diaz-Hermidas). Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2002

Book Review: Innovations in Concrete by David Bennett. London: Thomas Telford Books, 2002

Book Review: Movable Bridge Engineering by Terry L. Koglin. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003

Guidelines for Forensic Engineering Practice
Sponsored by the Forensic Engineering Practice Committee of the Technical Council on Forensic Engineering of ASCE. This report provides the fundamentals...

Failures and Problems with Lift-Slab Construction
This chapter provides an overview of failures and problems with lift-slab construction. Topics include jack systems with inadequate take-up devices; the Canadian wedge connection; Serra...

Calendar: Bridges 2004
Featured bridges are: Linn Cove Viaduct (NC); Trepponti Bridge (Italy); Blue Water Bridge (Canada); Swing Bridge (England); Albert Bridge (UK); Broadway Bridge (FL); Alsea Bay Bridge (OR);...

Evaluation of the Geo-Con Vert Wall System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed...

Evaluation of the Inter-Lok Retaining Wall System
Prepared by the Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), a CERF/IIEC Innovation Center. This report describes a HITEC evaluation designed...

Quality Control Test for Prestressing Wires in Concrete Pressure Pipe
Prestressed concrete cylinder pipe (PCCP) was introduced in 1942 as a high pressure capacity conduit for water transmission. The principal element of the design and construction that imparts...

Economic Restoration of Concrete Infrastructure at Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
United States municipalities are spending hundreds of millions of dollars annually tore place and repair corroded concrete infrastructures in wastewater systems. Structures such as wet...

Calendar: Bridges 2003 Calendar
Featured bridges are: Logan Mills Bridge (PA); Bayonne Bridge (NJ & NY); Puente de Alc√°ntara (Spain); Hayden Bridge (OR); Bridge at Southharbourgate (Netherlands); Hanging Lake...

Evaluation of the CON/SPAN Wingwall System
This evaluation was performed on CON/SPAN Wingwalls, precast concrete end walls for the CON/SPAN Bridge System developed, designed, and supplied by CON/SPAN Bridge System, Inc....

Woodrow Wilson Bridge: Soft Ground Challenges in Virginia

Durability of Steel Fiber Reinforced Shotcrete with Regard to Corrosion

 

 

 

 

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