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Post-1945 Highway Bridge Engineering

Sources Used and For More Information

Bhide, Shri, Michael Culmo, John Ma, Barney Martin, and Henry Russell, “The Interstate Highway System and the Development of Prestressed Concrete Bridges” in 50 Years of Interstate Structures: Past, Present, and Future. Transportation Research Circular, No. E-C104 (September 2006).

California Division of Highways. Manual of Bridge Design Practice, 2nd ed. [Sacramento, Calif.]: State of California Highway Transportation Agency, Department of Public Works, Division of Highway, Bridge Department, 1963.

Federal Highway Administration. “Bridge Construction, Chapter 2 – Superstructure Connections.” Federal Highway Administration. http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/bridge/prefab/if09010/02a.cfm (accessed 4 September 2014).

Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Institute. Bridge Inspector’s Reference Manual. FHWA Report No. FHWA NHI 03-001. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., October 2002.

Hartle, Raymond et. al. Bridge Inspectors Training Manual/90. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1991.

Historic American Engineering Record Digital Collection. The post-1945 common concrete and steel structures were documented for HAER and documented examples are referenced by HAER number. http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/hh/technote.html.

Hoel, Lester A. and Andrew J. Short. "The Engineering of the Interstate Highway System: A 50-Year Retrospective of Advances and Contributions," 244 (May-June 2006).

Lewis, Tom. Divided Highways: Building the Interstate Highways, Transforming American Life. New York: Viking Press, 1997.

Lin, Tung Y. Design of Prestressed Concrete Structures, 2nd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1963.

Lin, Tung Y. and Felix Kulka. “Fifty-Year Advancement in Concrete Bridge Construction,” in Journal of the Construction Division, Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers 101, no. CO3 (September 1975).

Parsons Brinckerhoff and Engineering and Industrial Heritage. “A Context for Common Historic Bridge Types.” Prepared for the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Council, National Research Council (October 2005).

Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges: Participant Notebook, vol. 1-2. [McLean, Va.]: U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Institute, 1992.

Seely, Bruce E. Building the American Highway System: Engineers as Policy Makers. Philadelphia, Pa.: Temple University Press, 1987.

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