Accelerated & innovative bridge construction

This design topic explains different Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) methods, highlights innovative construction techniques, and provided guidance for design and detailing for projects where ABC is an appropriate solution.

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Chapter 14 - Accelerated and Innovative Bridge Construction (PDF 2.5MB) provides design guidance and examples for ABC projects.

Bridge Design Manual 

Complete Bridge design guidance is found in the Bridge Design Manual (M 23-50).

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