Shubenacadie Bridge Tames Angry River


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Title: Shubenacadie Bridge Tames Angry River

Author(s): Daniel H. Franklin

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 1

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 73-82

Keywords: abutments; anchorage (structu decks; bridge foundations; cantilever bridges; cold weather construction; piers; prestressing forcing steels; soil foundations.

Date: 2/1/1979

The design and construction of the 1444 ft long, cantilevered bridge over the Shubenacadie River in Scotia had to take into consideration a violent rive cakes, cold weather construction, and high-strength forcement of the cast-in-place concrete. The author covers in detail the various methods and techniques used during the design and construction stages of this bridge which took 4 years to complete.