WALPOLE SWING SPAN HAS ORTHOTROPIC DECK

A SWING BRIDGE WHICH INCORPORATES AN ORTHOTROPIC STEEL DECK HAS OPENED TO TRAFFIC BETWEEN WALPOLE ISLAND AT THE MOUTH OF THE ST. CLAIR RIVER, AND THE MAINLAND 20 MILES SOUTH OF SARNIA, ONTARIO. THE CROSSING'S DESIGN IS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN NORTH AMERICA. DESIGN OF THE BRIDGE IS BRIEFLY DESCRIBED, ADVANTAGES OF ORTHOTROPIC DECK CONSTRUCTION FOR MOVEABLE BRIDGES ARE POINTED OUT. /CGRA/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 14, No 2, PP 6-7, 5 PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Bowen, G J
    • Smith, K N
  • Publication Date: 1970-2

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  • Accession Number: 00208218
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: CANADIAN GOOD ROADS ASSOCIATION
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 8 1971 12:00AM