THOROUGH INSPECTION INITIATES LANDMARK BRIDGE UPGRADING

Investigation of structural characteristics of a 73-year-old bascule bridge spanning the Connecticut River on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor route have produced a plan for rehabilitation of steel, masonry and machinery components. Major evaluations were made of superstructure, substructure, operating machinery, electrical equipment and the operator's house. Described are inspection procedures and methods of structural and fatigue analysis which were the bases for rehabilitation and strengthening.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Arango, G
  • Publication Date: 1981-3

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  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: p. 60-62
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331466
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 9 1981 12:00AM