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Manual on Use of Self-Propelled Modular Transporters to Remove and Replace Bridges

Appendix B Example Plan Sheet Details for Cast-in-Place Deck Closure Pour Option to Facilitate Span Fit-Up

Cast-in-Place Deck Closure Pour Option

Moving in whole spans with SPMTs requires consideration for span fit-up. Expansion joints may be eliminated by making the bridge deck continuous over the support. Details that reduce the width of closure pour and that facilitate span fit-up are desirable. See sketch below showing a cast-in-place closure pour option.

Reinforcing steel not shown for clarity and closure pour reinforcing steel.

Updated: 08/21/2013
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