Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems Multimedia
The following video clips introduce the advantages of bridge prefabrication, and they highlight fifteen bridges in six States and Puerto Rico that were constructed with prefabricated bridge elements and systems.
- Maryland Bridge Replacement
- Introduction to Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems (.wmv, 4.2 mb)
- Superstructure: Partial-Depth Decks (Texas' SH 249/Louetta Road Overpass, Texas' Pierce Elevated) (.wmv, 3.6 mb)
- Superstructure: Full-Depth Decks (Kentucky's US 27 over Pitman Creek Bridge, New York's Tappan Zee Bridge, Virginia's Dead Run and Turkey Run Bridges, Illinois' Route 29 Bridge over Sugar Creek) (.wmv, 6.0 mb)
- Total Superstructure System: Preconstructed Composite Units (Virginia's I-95/James River Bridge) (.wmv, 4.3 mb)
- Total Superstructure System: Truss Spans (Virginia's George P. Coleman Bridge) (.wmv, 3.3 mb)
- Substructure: Bent Caps (Texas' SH 66/Lake Ray Hubbard Bridge) (.wmv, 2.4 mb)
- Total Substructure System: Piers (Texas' SH 249/Louetta Road Overpass, Texas' US 183 Elevated) (.wmv, 2.7 mb)
- Total Prefab Bridges (Puerto Rico's Baldorioty de Castro Avenue Overpasses, New York's Route 9/Metro North Pedestrian Bridge, New York's I-287 Viaducts in Westchester County, North Carolina's Linn Cove Viaduct) (.wmv, 4.6 mb)
Note: If internet connection or system performance prevents satisfactory viewing of these video clips, you can obtain a CD-ROM version by contacting Ronald D. Medlock by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also read the narration for these video clips (PDF version of script, 122 kb).