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The Analysis of Gateshead Highway

This paper describes the analysis of Gateshead Highway, an elevated urban road viaduct. The viaduct is a multicellular box of prestressed concrete with complex ramp intersections. The analysis was carried out using an equivalent grillage and this was justified by comparing it with a more sophisticated conceptual model, and with the results of model tests. W.J.R. Smyth and S. Srinivasan

Author(s): Smyth, W J R;Srinivasan, S

Keywords: analysis;viaducts;gateshead highway;box beams;prestressed concrete;cellular construction;methods;comparing