Analyzing Good Deck Performance on Port Authority Bridges

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Title: Analyzing Good Deck Performance on Port Authority Bridges

Author(s): Brian Burkowsky and Joseph Englot

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 11

Appears on pages(s): 25-33

Keywords: bridge decks; concrete durability; performance; reinforced concrete; Design

Date: 11/1/1988

Abstract:
Examines roadway deck structures on four Port Authority of New York and New Jersey bridges. Describes design, concrete formulation, and placement attributes contributing to better performance. Draws conclusions and offers conjecture also about potentially misleading test results.