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The Development of Long Span Prestressed Concrete Bridges

Long span bridges are defined as those in which the influence of deadweight and construction methods becomes of the greatest importance, and for the purpose of this paper will include bridges having spans of 150 ft. or more. E.W.H. Gifford

Author(s): Gifford, E W H

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