THE CONCRETE BRIDGE MAGAZINE

WINTER 2015

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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AASHTO 29 CABA 3 Carolina Stalite 27 CME Associates Inc 41 DSI/Dywidag Systems Intl 43 FIGG Inside Front Cover Headwaters 35 Hilman Rollers 15 Holcim Back Cover LARSA Inside Back Cover Mi-Jack Products 5 PCI 19, 23, 30, 33 Safway 31 Advertisers Index ASPIRE, Winter 2015 | 1 C O N T E N T S Photo: Alfred Benesch & Company. Photo: CME Associates. Photo: Tom Paiva. Photo: RdE USA. Features CME Associates–We Embrace New Technology 6 At the forefront of new techniques for bridge construction, CME sees changes ahead for the industry and the growth of new delivery methods. Citrus Avenue and Cherry Avenue Overcrossings 12 Paducah & Louisville Railway Bridge J23.7 16 New railroad bridge pushes the limits of typical rail construc- tion to replace a 120-year-old, 120-ft-tall trestle structure. Cottonwood Creek Bridge 20 Accelerated bridge construction speeds bridge replacement. Manhattan West 24 Innovative launching gantry sets 2400-ton beams to create platform spanning 15 rail lines for high-end development in the sky. Departments Editorial 2 Concrete Calendar and Reader Response 4 Perspective—Concrete Bridges: 100 Years of Advancements 10 Aesthetics Commentary 15 A Professor's Perspective 28 Concrete Bridge Preservation—Wolf Creek Bridge 32 FHWA—Building Bridges Faster, Safer, Cheaper 34 State—South Dakota 36 Concrete Bridge Technology—Manhattan West 38 CCC—Porter Creek Bridge 40 Concrete Connections 42 AASHTO LRFD—Load Rating Concrete Bridges: Part 3 44 24 12 16

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