Performance Evaluation of a Partially Prestressed Rigid Frame Concrete Bridge

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Title: Performance Evaluation of a Partially Prestressed Rigid Frame Concrete Bridge

Author(s): Arvid Grant and John H. Clark

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 23

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 625-630

Keywords: bridges (structures); continuity (structural); deflection; girders; live loads; partial prestressing; performance tests; post-tensioning; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete; rigid frames; structural design

Date: 1/1/1969

Abstract:
The Cascade Orchards Bridge is a continuous partially prestressed rigid fram concrete bridge constructed from cast-in-place concrete box girders and precast prestressed concrete girders field post-tensioned for structural continuity. A description of the structure, design criteria, and measurement results about the in-service performance of this bridge.