March 26, 2015 1:00 pm
by Carmen Swanwick P.E., Chief Structural Engineer, Utah DOT; Cheryl Hersh Simmons P.E., Structures Design Manager, Utah DOT; Eric Wells , Area Manager, Granite Construction Company
Description: Utah is the first state in the U.S. to make ABC a common practice. Continuing its implementation of promising ABC technologies, UDOT recently completed its first project utilizing UHPC with full-depth precast concrete deck panels on a three-span continuous steel girder bridge. UHPC was used for the closure joints, haunch, and blockouts. The presentation provided a project overview and describe the owner and contractor perspectives as well as discuss design and construction details and lessons learned.