Two Prestressed Concrete Bridges with Hollow Girders of Precast Vacuum-Treated Elements

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Title: Two Prestressed Concrete Bridges with Hollow Girders of Precast Vacuum-Treated Elements

Author(s): R. Morandi and F. Piccinin

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 52

Issue: 3

Appears on pages(s): 757-766

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 3/1/1956

Abstract:
Main girders, composed of precast vacuum concrete elemnts, for two bridges in Sicily were prestressed with a new patented system. The bridges, designed for heavy traffic, are remarkable for their light and slender construction, which presents a record for the minimum amount of concrete needed.