TITLE

MAKING EARTHQUAKES TREMBLE

AUTHOR(S)
Mathur, Ravi; Orsolini, Greg; Ketchum, Mark A.; Spoth, Tom
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Roads & Bridges;May2002, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the design and construction of suspension bridge Carquinez Bridge for seismic retrofit in California. Replacement of the concrete deck; Technique for tower foundations and footing forms; Fabrication of the bridge deck.
ACCESSION #
6802617

 

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