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.)
Semi-Integral Abutments with UHPC Connection for ABC Bridges in New York State
by Wahid Albert, P.E., Director, Structures Design Bureau, New York State Department of Transportation. Leaking deck joints have been a major cause of bridge deterioration and reduced service life, especially where roadway drainage carrying deicing chemicals can spill onto bridge elements below. One solution is to eliminate all expansion joints and use jointless bridges. A jointless bridge...
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.