In This Issue
This is a link to the ASPIRE
® Spring 2017 issue with
the article “Rochester Fast Four on VT 73.” This article
illustrates the use of accelerated bridge construction
techniques in Vermont. Vermont is the featured state in the
article on page 38.
This is a direct link to Guide to Nondestructive Testing
, a Federal Highway Administration technical
report that has information on the maturity technique
for estimating strength gain in concrete. The use of
the maturity method is discussed in a Concrete Bridge
Technology article on page 30.
This is a link to the Winter 2017 issue of ASPIRE
has three articles on inspection and quality of grout or
flexible fillers in bridge structures. Quality of structures is
the focus of the Editorial on page 2. That issue also features
the state of Nevada and contains information on several
Nevada Department of Transportation projects, including
the Centennial Bowl project in Las Vegas, which is the topic
of a Project article on page 12 of this issue.
This is a link to the American Association of State and
Highway Officials (AASHTO) website where one can view
the table of contents or purchase the recently published
AAASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation
, 3rd edition. The
manual has inspection procedures and evaluation practices
that meet the National Bridge Inspection Standards.