Annacis Bridge

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Title: Annacis Bridge

Author(s): Peter R. Taylor and Jorge E. Torrejon

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 9

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 13-22

Keywords: bridge decks; bridges (structures); cable-supported structures; composite construction (concrete and steel); concrete construction; long span; precast concrete; Construction

Date: 7/1/1987

Abstract:
At its inauguration in September 1986, Annacis Bridge contained the longest cable-stayed span [465 m (1526 ft)] in the world. This article highlights the construction aspects of the main span, including pile driving, precasting, pier erection, and deck construction.