deck truss

deck truss

[′dek ‚trəs]
(civil engineering)
The frame of a deck.
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2 to the limits shown on the plans; removal of paint and rust from all portions of the existing bridge as required in the plans; construction of any required containment facilities; collection, site storage and disposal of debris generated during the removal of paint and rust from the structure; floor beam repairs; gusset plate edge stiffener angles; deck truss lower chord strengthening at gusset plates; navigation and overhead lighting repairs; east abutment bearing repairs; pier 3 repairs; bridge rail repairs; miscellaneous repairs.
The structure consisted of two back-to-back suspension spans, a tunnel on Yerba Buena Island, a cantilevered truss span, and several through and deck truss spans.
The impetus for the project was the collapse of the Interstate 35W bridge in Minneapolis on August 1, 2007, when a thousand feet of the bridge's main deck truss collapsed, part of it falling 108 feet into the Mississippi River.
Among the topics are the cable-stayed bridge across the River Sava in Belgrade, incorporating climate change predictions in the hydraulic analysis of bridges, new tools for inspecting gusset plates, deck truss bearing rehabilitation for the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, the rapid replacement of bridges using modular systems, identifying and sharing best practices in bridge maintenance and management, and examining the forms of Hudson River bridges.
NTSB claims that the bridge's collapse was the result of the under-design of certain gusset plates (metal plates used to connect structural members of a truss and hold them in position at a joint) at six nodes of the deck truss.
7 m in length, two of which are suspended and connected to stringers projecting beyond the end floor beams at each end of the deck truss.
But the study concluded that "fatigue cracking of the deck truss is not likely" and that replacement of the bridge "may be deferred.
But a hands-on inspection of Oregon's 47 steel deck truss bridges prudently ordered by Gov.
Old bridge structures with combinations of high truss, deck truss and girders provide substrata for a variety of epifaunal organisms including barnacles, mussels and hydroids.
Steinman, the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge is one of the country's longest continuous deck truss bridges.
The two Virginia bridges set for inspection are the Route 3 Bridge, a two-mile bridge built in 1953 over the Rappahannock River, and the Boulevard Bridge, a steel deck truss bridge built in 1923 over the James River.