Establish Representative Pier Types for Comprehensive Study: Western United States

This report describes bridge pier types and seismic design and detailing procedures for new construction typical of the western U.S. since the mid-1970s. The companion report, NCEER 96-0005, describes pier types and seismic design and detailing procedures representative of the eastern U.S. since about 1980. Representative bridge types and pier type details for nine western states are referenced in Section 2. The states contributing material include Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming.

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    Imbsen and Associates, Incorporated

    9912 Business Park Drive, Suite 130
    Sacramento, CA  United States  95827

    National Center for Earthquake Engineering Research

    State University of New York, Buffalo, Red Jacket Quadrangle, Box 610025
    Buffalo, NY  United States  14261-0025

    Federal Highway Administration

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  • Authors:
    • Imbsen, R A
    • Schamber, R A
    • Osterkamp, T A
  • Publication Date: 1996-5-28


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Edition: Technical Report
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 106p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01105020
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NCEER-96-0006
  • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-92-C-00112
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 15 2008 11:39AM