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Post-tensioning equipment for the City of Wichita Flyover Project
Author(s): Leslie E. Brees
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Paper Abstract

Post tensioning work on the Kellogg Flyover Project included top deck and pier diaphragm transverse post tensioning cables. Also included were draped and negative moment area longitudinal post tensioning cables. My observations during inspecting this work raised questions in my mind regarding possible improvements in the operation which would be possible if enhancements in equipment and/or materials were available. In this paper, I will describe areas in which improved equipment and/or materials would have saved time and money in constructing the project. I will also briefly discuss where nondestructive testing might be helpful in assessing the long term performance of the structures post tensioning system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 May 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2456, Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Bridges and Highways, (19 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209761
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Leslie E. Brees, Howard Needles Tammen & Bergendoff (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2456:
Nondestructive Evaluation of Aging Bridges and Highways
Steven B. Chase, Editor(s)

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