DESIGN AND PLANNING OF STRUCTURAL STEEL ROLL-IN. IN: PREPARING FOR CONSTRUCTION IN THE 21ST CENTURY, PROCEEDINGS OF CONSTRUCTION CONGRESS '91, SPONSORED BY THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS IN COOPERATION WITH THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS AND THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION, CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS, APRIL 13-16, 1991
Innovative construction methods were required to erect structural steel inside a 170-foot long box truss over a railroad. The contractor engineered and executed a unique system to roll the assembled steel into place. This paper details the various features of the system, the engineering of the project, the planning of the operation and the implementation of the system.
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American Society of Civil Engineers345 East 47th Street
New York, NY United States 10017-2398
- Chapman, D R
- Publication Date: 1991
- Pagination: 6 p.
- TRT Terms: Bridge engineering; Construction management; Construction projects; Railroad bridges; Shape; Steel structures; Structural steel; Truss bridges
- Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Construction; Highways; I53: Construction of Bridges and Retaining Walls;
- Accession Number: 00619002
- Record Type: Publication
- ISBN: 0-87262-801-9
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 29 1992 12:00AM