2014 Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference
The 2014 National ABC Conference, co-sponsored by State DOTs and the Federal Highway Administration, will be held on December 4-5, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Several ABC workshops will be held on December 3, one day prior to the conference. The attendees will include Department of Transportation engineers and other bridge professionals.
August 21, 2014 (1 to 2 p.m.)
Lateral Slide of Historic Bridge in Washington State
by Brenden Clarke, P.E., Design-Build Manager, WSDOT and Kevin T. Dusenberry, S.E., Senior Project Manager, Jacobs. As part of its SR167 Puyallup River Bridge replacement, WSDOT moved an existing 350-ft-long historic truss bridge using the lateral slide technology. The move was successfully completed during a weekend closure in July 2014, with the existing bridge now...
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.