“Incremental Lauch Method for Steel Truss Bridge Erection” by Jerry Pfuntner, P.E.

Presented at the 2014 World Steel Bridge Symposium. Toronto, Canada.

Jerry M. Pfuntner, P.E., Principal and Regional Bridge Engineer at FINLEY, will present Incremental Launch Method for Steel Truss Bridge Erection at the 2014 World Steel Bridge Symposium March 26-28, 2014 in Toronto, Canada.

Abstract Summary

Today there is a focus on Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) to significantly reduce traffic delays and closures on highly congested roads. From the contractor’s view, there is a demand to deliver the project safely and more rapidly to meet the economic goals of our industry – to maximize the return on infrastructure investment. While there are many ways to apply ABC, this paper will discuss one application of this concept – the incremental launch method. Read more…

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