SUMMARY: BRIDGE ENGINEERING CONFERENCE

The Bridge Engineering Conference held in St. Louis, Missouri, September 25-27, 1978, was conducted in order to facilitate an interchange of information on all aspects of design, construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance of vehicular bridges with specific emphasis on problems and solutions of interest to highway, railroad, and transit bridge engineers, administrators, and managers. Proceedings of the Conference were published in Transportation Research Records 664 and 665. This circular contains summaries of reports and discussions presented at the conference and not included in the proceedings. Part 1 of the circular contains introductory remarks by the Conference Chairman along with the keynote address and three of the presentations delivered at the plenary session. Part 2 includes the substance of a panel discussion at the conclusion of Session 12 on the future of bridge loadings. Part 3 reflects some opinions solicited by interviews with selected attendees. Part 4 is a list of corrections to papers appearing in Transportation Research Records 664 and 665, and Part 5 is a list of the conference participants and the sponsoring committee. /Author/

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  • Accession Number: 00193721
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM