FIRST OF ITS KIND

The crossing that has been designed to replace the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven, Connecticut, has the appearance of a cable-stayed bridge with unusually short towers and a deep deck. In actuality, the structure is an extradosed prestressed bridge, the first application of this innovative bridge design in the U.S. This article provides an overview of the design and capabilities of the new extradosed prestressed bridge which will employ either concrete or a steel composite construction.

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  • Accession Number: 00961704
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 19 2003 12:00AM