Bridge Crossings No. 03
By Walter J. Gatti
Improving Shop Details

Getting More Bang For Your Buck On Steel Projects
AISC focus groups offer advice on improving completion schedules on steel projects.

High-Strength Steel Creates Constant Depth
The use of AASHTO M270 Gr. 70W steel in conjunction with AASHTO M270 G4. 36 and Gr. 50 steel on a through truss bridge reduced costs and improved aesthetics.

Making Better Bridges
Charles Nemmers, Director of the FHWA's Office of Engineering, Research & Development presented the keynote address at the 1996 National Steel Bridge Symposium. The comments in this article are excerpted from his speech.


Off The Beam

Steel Bracing Stabilizes Concrete Building
The conversion of a parking structure to a high-tech manufacturing facility required removal of part of the existing floor slab and the addition of lateral bracing.

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