bulb tee

bulb tee

A tee, 3 the web of which thickens toward the edge, forming a bulbous rib.
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A Jane Addams Memorial Tollway/Interstate 90 contractor capped the 2014 season with the first phase of prestressed concrete erection for the $95 million Fox River Bridge expansion--24 bulb tee girders, 90-in.
bulb tees to Kraemer's lifting-hardware specs and with up to 50 0.
The new Fox River Bridge is emerging as a showcase of new versus old prestressed concrete engineering, where modern bulb tees more than 7 feet deep and nearly 170 feet long succeed vintage I girders of half the depth and length, and enable a reduction of piers from 14 to seven.
In December 2011 and July 2012 cover stories, we tracked precast/pre-stressed producers' impressive strides in the super girder class, typically bulb tee bridge members in the 150-foot-plus range.
In separate articles (Concrete Tech, pages 20-22; Knife River NW, cover story, pages 27-B1), we see how each tackled jobs, one emergency, one planned, involving long bulb tee girders to replace spans carried by obsolete steel through-truss members.
The bridge girders are the Oregon Department of Transportation Bulb Tee 90-in.
Concrete Tech fabricated the beams in a recently completed enclosure built especially for a new generation of super long girders engineered to efficient WSDOT bulb tee profiles.
has led the precast/prestressed industry's standardization of bulb tee bridge girders in the 150- to 200-ft.
30 bridge at the Burnt River and Union Pacific Rail Road (UPRR) line in eastern Oregon was accompanied by precast-friendly factors: a remote location in a market served by three Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute-certified plants; department of transportation keen on the economy and engineering efficacy of prestressed bulb tee girders in the 150-foot-plus class; and, Federal Highway Administration funding mechanism compelling a state's inaugural precast deck panel project.
30 Union Pacific rail line and Burnt River crossing and eliminate the need for a replacement pier: long-span bulb tee prestressed girders bearing on an abutment supported by precast mechanically stabilized earth panels.
The Elm Mott and Victoria plants are workhorses for TX beams, succeeding bulb tees, and U girders, most common in Houston and Harris County.
bulb tees for an Illinois crossing: the Des Prairies River Valley Bridge along the Interstate 355 Veterans Memorial Tollway.