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American Segmental Bridge Institute Grouting Committee Interim Statement on Grouting Practices

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The American Segmental Bridge Institute (ASBI) Grouting Committee was formed in October 2000 to provide an industry response to recent problems reported with grouted tendons on four bridges in Florida.

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Design and Construction of Concrete Segmental Bridges

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Segmental concrete bridges are economical, durable, and aesthetically pleasing while providing minimum impact to traffic and the surrounding environment both during and after construction.

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Segmental Bridges Offer Benefits To California

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Durability has become a key issue for state bridge officials as they determine the best design solutions for each unique situation. In California, segmental concrete bridge designs are used in a variety of situations that play to their strengths and offer high durability.

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Concrete Segmental Bridges Retrofit Ends Michigan Moratorium

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Engineers at the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) put a moratorium on designing concrete segmental bridges after a complex project in the 1980s resulted in a major accident during construction. When recently returning to retrofit this and another bridge they discovered the long-term durability that segmental bridges can offer—and they lifted the moratorium.

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TxDOT’s Long History With Segmental Concrete Bridges Continues

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Through the past four decades, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has relied on segmental concrete bridge technology to resolve a variety of key design and construction challenges. Those began in the early 1970s with the construction of the John F. Kennedy Causeway over the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, near Corpus Christi. This causeway included the first precast concrete segmental bridge in the United States.

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