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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Shubenacadie Bridge Tames Angry River
Author(s): Daniel H. Franklin
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 73-82
Keywords: abutments; anchorage (structu
decks; bridge foundations; cantilever bridges;
cold weather construction; piers; prestressing
forcing steels; soil foundations.
Abstract: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.
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