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November 12, 2018

Steel Truss Replacement - Bahia Honda in Florida

 

 

 

 

 


Pier and Abutment Inspection


• Performed by UESI in November 2016


• Team of divers inspected the piers and abutment
– Above and underwater

 

 

 

UESI Inspection Findings


• Pier and Abutment Concrete
– Cracking wide enough for chloride infiltration but no corrosion bleed-out
– Corrosion from protruding formwork support rods
– Isolated areas of poor consolidation

 

• Foundations
– Undermining due to scour

 

 

Preliminary Analysis and Alternatives


• Preliminary Structural Analysis
– Reviewed structure with reduced section properties
– Existing Structure unsafe for pedestrian loads


• Alternatives
– No build
– Field rehabilitation
– Disassembly and shop rehabilitation
– Replacement

 

 

 

 

Presentation Slides

 

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Speaker :  Juan Ortega-Rosales

Category : Bridge

Software : midas Civil

Date : 2017-02-28

 


 





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