THE CONCRETE BRIDGE MAGAZINE

SUMMER 2008

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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16 | ASPIRE , Summer 2008 P R O J E C T profile Hood Canal Bridge / KItSAP A nd J EffERSon CountIES, WASh. EnginEEr: Washington State department of transportation, olympia, Wash. PrimE ContraCtor: Kiewit-General (a joint venture), Poulsbo, Wash. ConCrEtE SuPPliEr: Glacier northwest Inc., Seattle, Wash. PoSt-tEnSioning SuPPliEr for Strand tEndonS: AVAR Inc., Campbell, Calif. PoSt-tEnSioning SuPPliEr for Bar tEndonS: Williams form Engineering Corp., Portland, ore. PrECaStEr for PrEStrESSEd girdErS, Stay-in-PlaCE dECk PanElS, and VoidEd SlaBS: Concrete technology Corporation Inc., tacoma, Wash., a PCI-certified producer by Mark A. Gaines and Joseph M. Irwin, Washington State Department of Transportation and Michelle L. Tragesser, Parametrix BUT ONE OF A KIND ONE OF ELEVEN, the floating Hood Canal Bridge spans alone over saltwater The 1.5-mile-long floating bridge is built to withstand high winds, strong currents, and moves daily with the tidal fluctuations. The Hood Canal Bridge is a vital link between the Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas that eliminates using multiple ferries or driving 60 miles using land routes. Aspire_sum08.indb 16 6/24/08 1:40:01 PM

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