In This Issue
This is a link to the “Tables of Frequently Requested NBI Information” on the FHWA website that is used as
the basis for the analysis discussed in the Perspective article on page 10. From this webpage, various tables of data from the NBI
can be downloaded, including data files from 1992 to the present.
This is a link to a webpage for Steven Stroh’s dissertation for
the University of South Florida titled “On the Development
of the Extradosed Bridge Concept.” The dissertation provides
the basis for the Project article on page 28 and can be
downloaded from this webpage.
This is a link to the webpage for Honolulu Rail Transit, the
owner of the bridge described in the Project Profile on page
12. Information on the website includes a map of the entire
project and progress reports on construction.
This is a link to the TRB blurb on NCHRP Report 733, High-Performance/High-Strength Lightweight Concrete for Bridge
Girders and Decks, which is mentioned in the FHWA article on page 36. A link is given to the blurb rather than the report
because there are appendices to the report that can also be downloaded.
This is a link to the course description for the recently released National Highway Institute (NHI) web-based
training course FHWA-NHI-130103 titled “Post-Tensioning Tendon Installation and Grouting.” This free 6-hour course,
for which CEU credit can be received, delivers content on post-tensioning principles, system components, and
installation procedures—including testing and quality control procedures—which will assist supervisors, inspectors, and
construction inspectors in performing their job. The course is intended to be an online complement to FHWA’s “Post-Tensioning Tendon Installation and Grouting Manual.”
This link is to a report developed for the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development titled
“Development of Wave and Surge Atlas for the Design and Protection of Coastal Bridges in South Louisiana.” The report
discusses the development of a wave and surge atlas for coastal Louisiana and the determination of the vulnerability
of select coastal bridges.
Previous issues of ASPIRE™ are available to search and as pdf files, which may be downloaded as a full issue or individual
articles. Information is available about free subscriptions, advertising, and sponsoring organizations.
The National Concrete Bridge Council (NCBC) website provides information to promote
quality in concrete bridge construction as well as links to websites and publications of its members.
This website contains 78 issues of Concrete Bridge Views (formerly HPC Bridge Views), an electronic newsletter
published jointly by the FHWA and the NCBC to provide relevant, reliable information on all aspects of concrete in bridges.