Developments in concrete cable-stayed bridges in US

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Developments in concrete cable-stayed bridges in US

Postby civilengineergroup.com » Wed Mar 16, 2011 11:19 am

The competitive bidding process between steel and concrete alternatives, previously required by the Federal Highway Administration for bridges costing over $10 million, stimulated creative developments in the design and construction of concrete cable-stayed bridges in the United States.cable stayed bridges Developments in concrete cable stayed bridges in US

While many characteristics of the concrete cable-stayed bridges in the United States are similar to those in other parts of the world, several developments originated and were further refined in the United States. For cast-in-place construction, they include the use of flexible girder and open cross-section constructed by a cable-supported formtraveller. For precast construction, they include the use of delta frames to support separate box girders and provide for a single plane of suspension.

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