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Author Khan, Mohiuddin Ali

Title Accelerated bridge construction : best practices and techniques / Mohiuddin Ali Khan
Published Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (651 pages)
Contents Innovative construction methods -- Introduction to modern accelerated bridge construction -- Recent developments in abc concepts -- Research and training in abc structural systems -- Innovative abc techniques -- Recent developments in abc concepts -- Modular bridge construction issues -- Rapid bridge insertions following failures -- Abc planning and resolving abc issues -- Modular bridges -- Prefabrication of the superstructure -- Prefabrication of the substructure and construction issues -- Alternative abc methods and funding evaluation -- A review of chapters, river bridges, and conclusions
Summary The traveling public has no patience for prolonged, high cost construction projects. This puts highway construction contractors under intense pressure to minimize traffic disruptions and construction cost. Actively promoted by the Federal Highway Administration, there are hundreds of accelerated bridge construction (ABC) construction programs in the United States, Europe and Japan. Accelerated Bridge Construction: Best Practices and Techniques provides a wide range of construction techniques, processes and technologies designed to maximize bridge construction or reconstruction operat
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Bridges -- Design and construction -- Technological innovations.
Modular construction.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0124072259 (electronic bk.)
9780124072251 (electronic bk.)