GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE REDECKED WITH PREFABRICATED PANELS AND NO TRAFFIC DELAY

Project to totally replace the upper roadway of the 46-yr old George Washington Bridge in New York, N.Y., is described. The scheme chosen from 16 alternatives, calls for replacement of the existing reinforced concrete deck with an orthotropic steel one. The orthotropic panels, which are supported on the existing floor beam framing system contain some 10,000 tons of weathering steel and have a 1 one-half-in. thick asphaltic concrete pavement.

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  • Accession Number: 00176813
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 28 1978 12:00AM