2015 Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference
The 2015 National ABC Conference, co-sponsored by State DOTs, the Federal Highway Administration and industry partners, will be held on December 7-8, 2015 in Miami, Florida. Attendees are expected from Department of Transportation engineers and other bridge professionals.
August 20, 2015
PennDOT Replacement of Route 581 Bridge during Weekend Closures
by Tom Macioce, P.E., Chief Bridge Engineer, PennDOT; and Harivadan Parikh, P.E., District Bridge Engineer, PennDOT District 8
In June 2015 the Pennsylvania DOT replaced the three-span Route 581 Bridge in the borough of Lemoyne in Cumberland County. With 86,000 vehicles a day traveling across the bridge, ABC was used to limit closures to several weekends instead...
The ABC-UTC has assembled an experienced, knowledgeable, and engaged group of bridge academics and engineers who collectively will provide the transportation industry with the tools needed to effectively and economically utilize the principles of ABC to enhance mobility, and safety and produce safe, environmentally friendly, long-lasting bridges.