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https://cptechcenter.org/performance-engineered-mixtures-pem
This is a link to a website that gives details about the Performance Engineered Mixtures pooled fund project that is mentioned in the editor's note for the Focus article on p. 9.
https://www.pittsburghmagazine.com/Best-of-the-Burgh-Blogs/The-412/February-2018/Five-Fun-Facts-about-Pittsburg-Bridges
This is a link to a Pittsburgh Magazine feature with photos of several iconic bridges in Pittsburgh, Pa. The history of Pittsburgh’s Roberto Clemente Bridge and other aesthetically notable bridges is the subject of a Perspective article on page 10.
http://www.aspirebridge.com/magazine/2012Fall/RichStreet.pdf
This is a link to an article in the Fall 2012 issue of ASPIRE about the Rich Street Bridge, which is discussed in the Perspective article on page 10.
http://ndotprojectneon.com/
This is a link to a Nevada Department of Transportation website about Project Neon in Las Vegas, Nev. The Project Neon high-occupancy-vehicle connector flyover bridge is featured in a Project article on page 16 and a Concrete Bridge Technology article on page 30.
https://www.keepsandiegomoving.com/I-5-Corridor/gilman-drive-bridge-intro.aspx
This is a link to a website with videos and photos of the construction of the Gilman Drive Overcrossing at the University of California San Diego. The bridge is featured in a Project article on page 20.
https://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/feature/building-connections-campus-celebrates-gilman-bridge-opening
This is a link to a news release about the opening of the Gilman Bridge that is featured in a Project article on page 20.
http://www.ltrc.lsu.edu/ltc_18/pdf/presentations/Session_37-i-49-i-220_Interchange__Segment_K-Phase_2__Shreveport,_LA.pdf
This is a link to an illustrated presentation on the construction of Segment K of Interstate 49 in Louisiana. The presentation provides details about the precast concrete segments and describes challenges of the project. The ramps of Segment K are featured in a Concrete Bridge Technology article on page 24.
http://www.i49shreveport.com/Site
This is a link to the official website for the Interstate 49 corridor project through Shreveport, La. Segment K of the project is featured in a Concrete Bridge Technology article on page 24.
https://www.dot.state.mn.us/bridge/lrfd.html
This is a link to access the Minnesota Department of Transportation’s LRFD Bridge Design Manual, which contains details on the new MH-series shallow bridge beams. The development of the beams is the topic of a Concrete Bridge Technology article on page 34.
https://ftp.fdot.gov/file/d/FTP/FDOT%20LTS/CO/research/Completed_Proj/Summary_STR/FDOT_BC354_76_rpt.pdf
This is a link to the report on the vessel impact testing of the old St. George Island Causeway Bridge that is listed as a reference for the Concrete Bridge Technology article on page 36.
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/publications/rtnow/17sep_oct_rtnow.pdf
This is a link to an FHWA news update that includes an article on a truck-platooning demonstration project in Virginia. The possible effects of truck platooning on bridge structures is the topic of the FHWA article on page 44.
https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/pavement/concrete/pubs/hif16006.pdf
This is a link to Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Tech Brief FHWA-HIF-16-006, which provides information on the concept and applications of internal curing concrete. The use of internal curing concrete for bridge decks in New York is the topic of a Safety and Serviceability article on page 48.
https://www.dot.ny.gov/main/business-center/engineering/specifications/english-spec-repository/2019_5_specs_usc_tc_vol2_0.pdf
This is a link to the NY State Department of Transportation’s Standard Specifications, which contain the new requirements for high-performance internally-cured concrete for bridge decks in Section 557. These requirements are mentioned in the Safety and Serviceability article on p. 48.