Continuous prestressed concrete girder bridges. Volume 1, Literature review and preliminary designs

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"The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently designing typical highway bridge structures as simply supported using standard precast, pretension-ed girders. TxDOT is interested in developing additional economical design alternatives for longer span bridges, through the use of the continuous precast, pretension-ed concrete bridge structures that use spliced girder technology. The objectives of this portion of the study are to evaluate the current stat-of-the-art and practice relevant to continuous precast concrete girder bridges and recommend suitable continuity connections for use with typical Texas bridge girders."

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xii, 163 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.

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Mander, John B.; Parkar, Anagha S. & Hueste, Mary Beth D. October 2011.

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  • Main Title: Continuous prestressed concrete girder bridges. Volume 1, Literature review and preliminary designs
  • Series Title: Research report (Austin, Tex.)

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"The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is currently designing typical highway bridge structures as simply supported using standard precast, pretension-ed girders. TxDOT is interested in developing additional economical design alternatives for longer span bridges, through the use of the continuous precast, pretension-ed concrete bridge structures that use spliced girder technology. The objectives of this portion of the study are to evaluate the current stat-of-the-art and practice relevant to continuous precast concrete girder bridges and recommend suitable continuity connections for use with typical Texas bridge girders."

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xii, 163 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.

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"October 2011. Published: June 2012."

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Mander, John B.; Parkar, Anagha S. & Hueste, Mary Beth D. Continuous prestressed concrete girder bridges. Volume 1, Literature review and preliminary designs, report, October 2011; College Station, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth281741/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.