THE CONCRETE BRIDGE MAGAZINE

WINTER 2010

ASPIRE is a quarterly magazine published by PCI in cooperation with the associations of the National Concrete Bridge Council. The editorial content focuses on the latest technology and key issues in the Concrete Bridge Industry.

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Bridges provide connectivity to people and communities. The College Boulevard Golf Cart Bridge in Carlsbad, Calif., achieves these goals by connecting two portions of the city's new golf course in a clean, aesthetically pleasing way that ensured no disruption to traffic below during the bridge's construction. The project's attention to detail has won it two awards from local professional groups, as well as many admirers in the community. The Crossings at Carlsbad golf course was created by the city to provide citizens with a state-of-the-art, 18-hole championship golf course. The bridge was needed to gracefully span College Boulevard while accommodating golf carts and foot traffic. City officials wanted to create an attractive design that complemented the course's stone- f a c e d c l u b h o u s e w h i l e p ro v i d i n g functional transportation needs and ensuring sufficient clearance above the arterial street. profile COLLEGE BOULEVARD GOLF CART BRIDGE / CARLSBAD, CALIFORNIA ENGINEER: T.Y. Lin International, San Diego, Calif. TESTING CONSULTANT: Dudek & Associates, San Marcos, Calif. PRIME CONTRACTOR: Hazard Construction Co., San Diego, Calif. CONCRETE SUPPLIER: Palomar Transit Mix, Escondido, Calif. AWARDS: 2008 Best Pedestrian Bridge, American Concrete Institute, San Diego chapter; 2008 Honor Award, American Public Works Association, San Diego chapter. Golf course's cast- in-place pedestrian bridge offers clean look that complements the clubhouse Bridge design Breaks par by Tony Sanchez, T.Y. Lin International A gently curving approach and stone veneer applied to the wing walls created an inviting and pleasing design for the cast-in-place concrete pedestrian bridge at the Crossings at Carlsbad golf course in Carlsbad, Calif. Photos: T.Y. Lin International. 36 | ASPIRE , Winter 2010 ASPIRE_Winter10.indb 36 12/18/09 2:06:03 PM

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