Puente Duarte Suspension Bridge Strengthening

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Puente Duarte Suspension Bridge Strengthening


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Puente Duarte Suspension Bridge Strengthening
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This paper describes the inspection, assessment and strengthening design of the Puente Duarte Suspension Bridge, which is undergoing a major rehabilitation and strengthening programme. The bridge carries a four-lane highway and comprises a conventional steel truss and concrete deck, supported by steel towers. Significant corrosion was found on primary structural elements such as the towers and main cables which, combined with strengthening requirements, has resulted in an extensive reconstruction project. H.R. Hobbs

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