The Harbour Island People Mover is an elevated system which links the mainland of downtown Tampa with Harbour Island, a billion dollar commercial development. The People Mover is actually an automated vehicle which transports pedestrians to and from the development. The focus of this article is on the analysis and design of the precast segmental portion of the project. It was this part that proved to be the most interesting and challenging part with regard to LEAP's involvement in the project. The basic layout of the entire system is discussed including some of the reasons for selecting a segmental design. The highlights of the analysis and design techniques include the loads considered, the analysis tools used, and the actual design methodology. Some unique aspects involved in the production of the precast prestressed components and a few of the special problems encountered during construction, to which interesting solutions were found, are presented.

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    Prestressed Concrete Institute

    20 North Wacker Drive
    Chicago, IL  United States  60606
  • Authors:
    • Eriksson, R L
    • Zendegui, S
  • Publication Date: 1985-7

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  • Accession Number: 00453801
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 2004 10:00PM