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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Concrete Bridges
Author(s): Daniel B. Luten
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 631-640
Abstract:A concrete arch, in harmony with its surroundings, but without ornamentation or embellishment of any kind, is an exceedingly beautiful structure. A concrete girder under similar conditions may be an exceedingly ugly structure. Why is it that the concrete girder bridge presents so undesirable an appearance, while the arch bridge presents so undesirable an appearance?
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