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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: A "Package" Concrete Overpass in Alberta
Author(s): H.S. Ragan
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 681-692
Keywords: bridge decks; bridge piers; bridges (structures); concrete construction; connections; fasteners; girders; grade crossings; post-tensioning; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; structural design
Abstract:To reduce on-site construction time to a minimum, a concrete grade-separation structure was designed utilizing precast prestressed components for pier and deck construction. The structure is designed to carry HS20 loading across spans of 103 ft. with a superstructure depth of 3 ft 5 in. On-site construction time was less than three-months.
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