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09 Prize Bridge Awards Presentation

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09 Prize Bridge Awards Presentation

  1. 1. Prize Bridges Awards Presentation World Steel Bridge Symposium San Antonio, TX November 19, 2009 NSBA / AISC
  2. 2. Prize Bridge Jury Ralph Anderson, Illinois DOT John Elwell, Parsons Brinckerhoff Nancy Kennedy, Nevada DOT Bill Wilson, Roads & Bridges
  3. 3. Major Span Tempe Town Lake Light Rail Bridge Tempe, Arizona
  4. 4. • innovative use of steel pipes created a powerful and efficient structural system • beauty over water • lighting makes it a piece of art
  5. 5. Tempe Town Lake Light Rail Bridge Designer - T.Y. Lin International Tempe, AZ Dan Heller Fabricator – Stinger Welding Detailer – Stinger Welding
  6. 6. Long Span Blennerhassett Bridge Wood County, WV Washington County, OH
  7. 7. • complexity on a grand scale • utilization of network cables was very innovative • should make a lasting impression over the Ohio River
  8. 8. Blennerhassett Bridge Designer – Michael Baker, Jr. John Dietrick HNTB Ted Zoli Fabricator – Hirschfeld Group (approaches) Detailer – CanDraft, Inc.
  9. 9. Medium Span Mount Si Bridge Replacement King County, Washington
  10. 10. • this bridge matches the beauty of its surroundings • the work that went into protecting the bridge from the elements was extraordinary and was incorporated in the aesthetic scheme of the bridge – they work together
  11. 11. Mount Si Bridge Replacement Designer – Andersen Bjornstad Kane Jacobs Seattle, Washington Fabricator – Jesse Engineering Company Detailer – MKE Detailing Service
  12. 12. Short Span Roslyn Road Grade Crossing Elimination Mineola, New York
  13. 13. • construction staging was impressive, working with a busy railroad • a unique solution to a unique situation • aesthetically fits into the neighborhood
  14. 14. Roslyn Road Grade Xing Elimination Designer – Stantec Consulting Services New York, NY Eduardo Ugarte Fabricator – Francis A. Lee Company
  15. 15. Movable Span Hamilton Avenue Bridge Brooklyn, New York
  16. 16. • highly skewed elements separated this bridge from the rest • fabrication process was intense, and in the end very rewarding
  17. 17. Hamilton Avenue Bridge Designer – Hardesty Hanover, LLP New York, NY Keith Griesing
  18. 18. Special Purpose Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Omaha, Nebraska
  19. 19. • a unique structure • construction of a curved bridge with straight members added an interesting element • a graceful and attractive bridge created with a one-of- a-kind approach
  20. 20. Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge Designer – HNTB Corporation Kansas City, MO Hans Hutton Fabricator – DeLong’s, Inc. Detailer – DeLong’s, Inc.
  21. 21. Reconstructed Thurston Avenue Bridge Ithaca, New York
  22. 22. • the great lengths that were taken to mesh a new structure into the historic should be considered legendary • bent tubular arches are a graceful element • an innovative solution to fabricate arches • color treatments were exceptional
  23. 23. Thurston Avenue Bridge Designer – LaBella Associates Rochester, NY Fabricator – BendTec, Inc.
  24. 24. Special Award Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge Washington, DC
  25. 25. • a monumental bridge • engineering elements amazing • a trailblazer in the land of leaders • a stimulus package before there was a need • a visually stunning bridge that enhances D.C. architecture
  26. 26. Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge Designer – Parsons, Baltimore Ahmad Kashan Fabricator/Detailer – High Steel (MD approaches) Fabricator – Williams Bridfe (VA approaches) Detailer – Tensor Engineering (bascule)
  27. 27. Prize Bridges CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL NSBA / AISC

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