The design of a reinforced concrete arch highway bridge

by Clinton DeWitt Smith

Institution: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Year: 1915
Record ID: 1588656
Full text PDF: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/27014


"The Subject of this theses is the Design of a Reinforced Concrete Arch Highway Bridge. In making the Design the crossing of South River Street, Austin Minn., was taken as the hypothetical location of the bridge and the design made with reference to the requirements of this location. These requirements are no more than those for an ordinary rural highway bridge. While in the city of Austin it is not in the route of travel to and from the depots and is hence not subjected to the loads due to heavy freighting. There is however a heavy rural traffic, this road being one of the main arteries leading into the city" – leaf 1.