Use of Concrete in the Annacis Bridge Main Span

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Title: Use of Concrete in the Annacis Bridge Main Span

Author(s): P. Taylor, J. E. Torrejon, and K. Manniche

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 93

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 695-720

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

Date: 9/1/1986

Abstract:
Annacis Bridge crosses the South Arm of the Fraser River near Vancouver, British Columbia. When completed in 1986 it will be the longest span cable-stayed bridge in the World. This paper presents an overview of the design and construction of the bridge focusing on the concrete portions of this major structure.