Design of Cochrane bridge in Alabama (USA)

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Title: Design of Cochrane bridge in Alabama (USA)

Author(s): Ayala Luna, E.J.

Publication: ACHE

Volume: 40

Issue: 170

Appears on pages(s): 73 - 78

Keywords: 0

Date: 1/1/1989

Abstract:
The Cochrane bridge, with a total length of 1740 m, has been designed as a prestressed concrete cable-stayed main bridge with concrete box girder approaches. The cable stayed bridge has a main span of 238 m length and two end spans of 110 m length. It is 28 m wide and supported in two planes of stays. The article includes a description of characteristics, erection process, design criteria and aerodynamic behaviour in the wind tunnel test for the cable-stayed bridge.


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