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World Steel Bridge Symposium Papers Posted

January 27, 2010 from National Steel Bridge Alliance

Presentations include Pre-Fabricated Bridges, Accelerated Construction and More

(Chicago, IL) – Interested in the genesis of the Network Arch Bridge? The recent World Steel Bridge Symposium featured a keynote session on this topic, as well as more than 60 other steel bridge related workshops and presentations, now available for download at www.steelbridges.org/wsbs.

Primary topics of the presentations include: Pre-Fabricated Bridges, Accelerated Construction, Bridge Erection, Bridge Analysis and Inspection, Bridge Security, Signature Bridges, Skewed Bridges, Curved Bridges, Fabricator Interest, Reducing Bridge Costs and State-Related Issues.

The symposium, held November 17-20, 2009 in San Antonio, TX, featured a series of workshops, technical sessions, and networking activities that brought together state transportation officials, FHWA officials, state bridge engineers, erectors, design engineers, fabricators, construction professionals, and professors from around the world to discuss all aspects of steel bridge design and construction. The exhibit hall included more than 75 exhibitors that featured products and services to advance the steel bridge industry.

The symposium also featured NSBA’s Prize Bridge Awards, which bi-annually honor the most innovative steel bridges. A multimedia presentation on the latest winners, as well as presentations on winning entries going back to 2005, can be found by clicking here.

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For more information contact:

Tasha O'Berski
Communications Department
(312) 670-5439
[email protected]

American Institute of Steel Construction
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