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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40 | ASPIRE , Summer 2008 The bridge spans Swingley Ridge Road and provides access to the parking garage. A c a s t - i n - p l a c e c o n c r e t e b r i d g e provided the aesthetic solution when Sachs Properties Inc., owners of the C h e s t e r f i e l d R i d g e C e n t e r o ff i c e development complex in Chesterfield, Mo., needed a bridge for access to their new parking structure and six-story building. The complex site geometrics called for a bridge to span Swingley Ridge Road, while also providing access to the rooftop level of a new parking structure. A new, 322-ft-long bridge spanning Swingley Ridge Road was desired to allow easy access to Chesterfield Ridge Center from the nearby North Outer 40 parallel connector road and I-64. A 100-ft-long upper level drive extension, projecting from the bridge, was also needed for access to a new parking structure. A cast-in-place, reinforced concrete bridge, T-shaped in plan view, provided the elegant solution desired. The monolithic concrete structure, profile sWinGley ridGe road BridGe / ChEStERfIEld, MO. BridgE dEsignEr: harrington & Cortelyou Inc., kansas City, Mo. Ci Vil EnginEEr: Volz Inc., St. louis, Mo. gEotECHniCal EnginEEr: geotechnology Inc., St. louis, Mo. Building arCHitECt: Mackey Mitchell Associates, St. louis, Mo. Cast-in-place concrete provides the answer by Kevin Eisenbeis, Harrington & Cortelyou Inc. SWINGLEY RIDGE ROAD BRIDGE OvER Aspire_sum08.indb 40 6/24/08 1:45:32 PM

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