Long-Span Precast Prestressed Concrete Bridges Built in Cantilever

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Title: Long-Span Precast Prestressed Concrete Bridges Built in Cantilever

Author(s): Jean Muller

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 23

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 705-740

Keywords: bending moments; bridge decks; bridges (structures); cantilever bridges; concrete construction; connections; continuity (structural); deflection; epoxy resins; long span; precast concrete; prestressed concrete; prestressing; stresses; structural design

Date: 1/1/1969

Abstract:
For multispan bridges, substantial savings in total elapsed construction time are possible by using precast girder-deck segments which are assembled into semispans by building outward in a double cantilever from each pier.