NEW CHICAGO-TYPE BASCULE BRIDGE

A further evolution and improvement of the Chicago Type Bascule drawbridge is outlined. The new design incorporates recent improvements in design, construction, and materials technology, including orthotropic design, segmental construction, and hydraulic operation, resulting in a bridge of reduced weight and cost. A review of the salient features of the design is included.

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  • Accession Number: 00381983
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1984 12:00AM