THE CONCRETE BRIDGE MAGAZINE

SUMMER 2009

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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T H E C O N C R E T E B R I D G E M A G A Z I N E w w w . a s p i r e b r i d g e . o r g S P R I N G 2 0 0 9 I-76 Allegheny R I veR B RI dge Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania FoRty Foot PedestRIA n B RI dge Towamencin Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania RIC h Mond h I ll BRI dge Conifer, Colorado MI nnesotA I-35W/ hWy 62 CR osstoWn PR oJeCt Crosstown Commons, Minnesota FUlton RoAd BRIdge RePlACeMent Cleveland, Ohio Cotton lAne BRIdge Goodyear, Arizona 40 th Street Bridge Tampa, Florida Maple Avenue Bridge, Redmond, Ore. 4 | ASPIRE , Summer 2009 R E A D E R R E S P O N S E Editors, Thanks for sending along some extra copies of ASPIRE. The article on the Cotton Lane Bridge in Arizona looks fantastic. You guys did a wonderful job—thanks once again! Laura Craig, marketing specialist Michael Baker Jr. Inc. Phoenix, Ariz. Editor, QBS International is a structural engineering frm that designed the Forty Foot Pedestrian Bridge that was featured in your Spring issue. Our project manager, John Ruff, subscribes to your magazine and showed us his copy but we wanted to have our own copies and another subscription. Julie R. Gangi QBS International Inc. Pennsauken, N.J. Editor, In the Winter 2009 issue of ASPIRE™ there was an article about the bridge built across our dry canyon [see Custom Arches, page 18]. We would like to get extra copies of the magazine. A copy of the magazine was sent to us by the consultant from Portland (OBEC Consulting Engineers) that worked with the city in planning and building the bridge. Before that, our director, Chris Doty had not seen the publication. We were awarded the 2008 Portland Cement Association Bridge Design Award and want to use the magazine as part of the display of the award, to have at our city hall building, and to display at several other buildings that feature our city's accomplishments; and of course to archive in our fles. It took several years, lots of pa- perwork, meetings, patience, and persever- ance to accomplish this bridge of which we are all very proud. Thank you for your help. Becky Leslie Public Works Department City of Redmond, Ore. Editor, Per our conversation today, we would like to order 100 copies of the Spring 2009 issue for our 40th Street Task Force Committee members. [see PBS&J Standardizing Success, page 8, featuring the 40th Street Bridge, Tampa, Fla.] Bridget Gordon City of Tampa Public Works, Transportation Division Tampa, Fla. Editor's NotE Additional copies of ASPIRE may be purchased for a nominal price by writing to the Editor through "Contact Us" at the ASPIRE website, www.aspirebridge.org. A free subscription can be arranged there using the "Subscribe" tab. As a global full-service project delivery frm, CH2M HILL is an industry leader delivering challenging projects, enabling our clients to build a better world. We provide innovative, practical, sustainable solutions to develop facilities and infrastructure that enhance quality of life for us and our clients. • Optimize your facilities and infrastructure to Increase efficiencies and reduce life-cycle costs • Apply technology to create solutions that improve your competitive position • Partner with you to deliver your most challenging projects • Committed to sustainable economic development and environmental stewardship These objectives led CH2M HILL to become the forward thinking group of 24,000 professionals we are today, dedicated to helping clients overcome limitations and achieve that better world. Extraordinary People, Performance, and Projects Marquette Interchange ch2mhill.com/transportation ASPIRE_Summer09.indb 4 6/5/09 1:40:25 PM

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