The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 77 (1999) > Issues > Issue 5 > The Twin Cable-Stayed Houston Ship Channel Bridge
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The Twin Cable-Stayed Houston Ship Channel Bridge

The Houston Ship Channel crossing is the first cable-stayed bridge with two superstructures. Its total deck area of about 32.800m² makes it one of the largest cable-stayed bridges to date. H.S. Svensson

Author(s): Svensson, H S

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