Precast Concrete Deck Systems for Two New Orleans Wharves

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Title: Precast Concrete Deck Systems for Two New Orleans Wharves

Author(s): D. P. Gustafson

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 3

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 43-49

Keywords: concrete construction; docks; harbor structures; piles; precast concrete; reinforced con-crete; structural design.

Date: 12/1/1981

Abstract:
The structural design features of the deck systems of two wharves constructed in the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana, are described. Precast concrete deck panels were used extensively to minimize erec-tion of costly formwork over water and to speed up construction.