22   Elite Eight
An active taxiway crossing, a sparkling bridge connecting two growing neighborhoods in Washington, D.C, and several short-span projects are among the eight 2024 AISC/NSBA Prize Bridge Award winners.

  • The new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, Washington, D.C.
  • Long Beach International Gateway Bridge, Port of Long Beach, Calif.
  • Interstate 94 Second Avenue Bridge, Detroit
  • State Route 34B Bridge over Salmon Creek Replacement, Lansing, N.Y.
  • Grand Forks County Prefabricated Bridge, Northwood, N.D.
  • State Route 32 Bridge over Stony Creek, Noblesville, Ind.
  • SeaTac IAF Pedestrian Walkway, Seattle
  • South Bayfront Pedestrian Bridge and Horton Landing Park, Emeryville, Calif.

54   Dynamic Design
By Robert Hellyer, PE and Michael Stein, PE
Visually striking structural steel components create a geometric, vibrant museum space.


14   Pondering Ponding
By Mark D. Denavit, PE, PhD, and James M. Fisher, PE, PhD
Design Guide 40 provides design professionals with critical information and examples for designing roof framing systems for rain loads and avoiding ponding instability.

Field Notes
16   Prolifically Published
Interview by Geoff Weisenberger
Mike Grubb’s exhaustive writing on steel bridge design led to him earning one of the profession’s highest honors.

Business Issues
18   Tracking Trade Talent
By Max Clement
Attracting talent—especially in the trades—requires a multifaceted and tailored approach to job seekers’ lives and trends.