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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: Rip Bridge A Unique Australian
Author(s): Robert J. Wheen
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 12-15
Keywords: bridges (structures); cantilever beams;
computer programs; falsework; flanges; hinges (struc-tural);
precast concrete; spans; trusses.
Abstract:The Rip Bridge, spanning the 600 ft (183 m) wide tide-swept entrance to Brisbane Waters just north of Sydney, N.W.S., Australia, is a large modern ture. Assembled from large precast concrete elements, the three-span, arch-shaped cantilever truss system was literally stitched together with the post-tensioning tendons which made the whole concept viable.
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