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Industry Publications - HPC Bridge Views

Below are links to HPC Bridge Views in PDF format. Published by the FHwA and NCBC, HPC Bridge Views is a bimonthly newsletter providing timely information on High Performance Concrete as it is used in transportation structures.

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Issue 68 July/ Aug 2011

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Issue 49 May/June 2008

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Issue 48 Sept/Oct 2007

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Issue No. 46 Sept/Oct 2007

  • Specifications to Reduce Bridge Deck Cracking by JoAnn Browning, David Darwin and Kenneth F. Hurst
  • Controlling Concrete Bridge Deck Cracking in Indiana by Robert J. Frosch
  • Cracking in Colorado Bridge Decks by Yunping Xi
  • Great Salt Lake Causeway Railroad Bridge by Anthony N. Kojundic
  • HPC Tests—Unrestrained Drying Shrinkage by Jerry Zemajtis

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Issue No. 45 / Fall 2006

  • Reducing Cracks in Concrete Bridge Decks by M. Myint Lwin and Henry G. Russell
  • Early Age Cracking in South Carolina’s Bridge Decks by Aly A. Hussein
  • Mitigating Deck Cracking in Pennsylvania by Bryan Spangler and Paul J. Tikalsky
  • Q&A: How do we measure the cracking tendency of concrete?

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Issue No. 44 / Summer 2006

  • Federal Response to Bridge Emergencies by M. Myint Lwin and Luis N. Triandafilou
  • I-10 Twin Bridges in Louisiana by Paul B. Fossier
  • I-10 Bridge over Escambia Bay by Thomas A. Andres

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Issue No. 43 Spring 06

  • SAFETEA-LU HPC Bridge Research and Deployment Program by Myint Lwin and Shri Bhide
  • New Jersey's First Segmental Concrete Bridge by Jose Rodriguez and Harry A. Capers
  • New York State's Use of High Strength High Performance Concrete by Mathew Royce
  • HPC Mixture Development for Montana Using Local Materials by John Lawler, Paul Krauss, and Craig Abernathy
  • The Impact of Fly Ash on Air-Entrained Concrete by Russell L. Hill and Kevin J. Folliard

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Issue No. 42 Nov/Dec 05

  • Louisiana’s HPC Development – A High Performance Contract
    by Paul B. Fossier and Harold R. Paul
  • Atlanta’s Fifth Runway Bridges by John A. Heath
  • Creep Testing by Jerzy Zemajtis

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Issue No. 41 Sep/Oct 05

  • Cooper River Bridge – A High Performance Contract by Charles Dwyer
  • Design Challenges by Michael J. Abrahams
  • Construction Challenges by Wade Watson
  • Concrete Supplier’s Challenges by David Hand

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Issue No. 40 Jul/Aug 05

  • 120-Year Bridge Service Life, Is It Possible? by Tarif M. Jaber
  • Galveston Bay Bridges by Kevin Pruski
  • HPC Tests ­ Sulfate Resistance by Rachel Detwiler
  • Q&A: What is the status on the use of self-consolidating concrete in bridges?

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Issue No. 39 May/Jun 05

  • HPC for Woodrow Wilson Memorial Bridge by Alan Kite
  • Improved Compressive Strength Testing by Nicholas J. Carino

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Issue No. 38 Mar/Apr 05

  • HPC Structural Designers’ Guide by Louis N. Triandafilou
  • Guide Specification for HPC Bridge Elements by Peter C. Taylor and Shri Bhidé
  • HPC Overlay for Green River Bridge, Utah by Tarif Jaber
  • Deck Cracking Repair Criteria in Texas by William R. Cox

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Issue No. 37 Jan/Feb 05

  • HPC In Vermont by Jim Wild
  • The Evolution of HPC In Virginia by Claude S. Napier, Jr.
  • The Rapid Migration Test for HPC by Kyle Stanish, R. Doug Hooton, and Michael D.A. Thomas
  • Q&A: What is the maximum modulus of elasticity that can be
    achieved with lightweight HPC?

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Issue No. 36 Nov/Dec 04

  • HPC for Decks in Nevada by Sohila Bemanian
  • Lessons Learned in New Hampshire by Mark D. Whittemore and Peter E. Stamnas
  • HPC Tests – Alkali-Silica Reaction by William G. Hime
  • Performance Based Durability Specifications by Véronique Baroghel-Bouny

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Issue No. 35 Sep/Oct 04

  • HPC in Montana by Craig Abernathy
  • Evolution of HPC in Washington State by Jerry Weigel
  • HPC and FRP for Colorado Bridge Deck by Tarif Jaber and Ahmad Ardani
  • Q&A: Can I use the LRFD Bridge Design Specifications for concrete strengths above 10 ksi (69 MPa)?

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Issue No. 34 Jul/Aug 04

  • HPC in Alaska by Elmer E. Marx
  • HPC Deck Panels for Jacques Cartier Bridge by Adel R. Zaki and Bernard Breault
  • The Air Void Analyzer by Gary Crawford
  • Q&A: When using match curing to determine the release strength of prestressed concrete beams, where should the temperature sensor in the beam be placed?

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Issue No. 33 May/Jun 04

  • Prefabricated Bridges for Rapid Construction by Mary Lou Ralls
  • Maximum Effective Concrete Strengths in Pretensioned Beams by Henry G. Russell
  • Self-Consolidating Concrete in Maine by Joseph L. Hartmann
  • Q&A: Does the use of high strength concrete reduce prestress losses in pretensioned bridge beams? by Maher K. Tadros

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Issue No. 32 Mar/Apr 04

  • HPC Implementation Status by Louis N. Triandafilou
  • HPC Guide Specification for Bridges by Rachel Detwiler and Shri Bhide
  • Lightweight HPC on Route 106 Bridge in Virginia by H. Celik Ozyildirim
  • Q&A: What curing is necessary for HPC precast, prestressed concrete beams after the strands are detensioned? by Jerry Potter 

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Issue No. 31 Jan/Feb 03

  • New Jersey’s Move to HPC by Harry A. Capers, Jr. and Hani Nassif
  • Large-Scale Use of HPC for Bridges at Toronto Airport by Ken Bontius
  • Great Bend Bridge over the Susquehana River by Thomas Drda and Bryan Spangler
  • Q&A: How Can Verticle Pre-Release Cracks in Prestressed Concrete Beams be Avoided by Paul Zia

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Issue No. 30 Nov/Dec 03

  • HPC for the Sacramento River Bridge by Basem H. Alsamman and Mark A. Darnall
  • Mass Concrete in the Carquinez Bridge by Ric Maggenti
  • Evolution of HPC Specifications in Texas by Kevin R. Pruski, William R. Cox, and Mary Lou Ralls
  • Q&A: What Can be Done to Reduce Cracking in a Concrete Bridge Deck? by David Darwin

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Issue No. 29 Sep/Oct 03

  • HPC for I-235 Bridge Reconstruction in Iowa by Kenneth F. Dunker
  • HPC for Cooper River Bridges by Michael J. Abrahams
  • Specification Changes for HPC

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Issue No. 28 Jul/Aug 03

  • HPC In Georgia by Paul V. Liles, Jr.
  • High Performance Concrete Bridge Decks in Minnesota by Paul Kivisto
  • The Virginia Dare Bridge, NC by Thomas E. Tallman and homas M. Harris
  • Specification Changes for HPC Compressive Strength by Henry Russell

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Issue No. 27 May/Jun 03

  • HPC for Wacker Drive Reconstruction by S.L. Kaderbek
  • The Owner's Representative's Perspective by Timothy P. Schmidt
  • The Contractor's Perspective by Kyle Schultz
  • The Concrete Supplier's Perspective by Gary Hall

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Issue No. 26 Mar/Apr 03

  • HPC Accomplishments Under TEA-21 - What's Next? by Louis N. Triandafilou
  • HPC on the Ohio Turnpike by William R. Fleischman
  • HPC Pretensioned Girders for the Methow River Bridge by Stephen J. Seguirant
  • Sturgeon River Bridge: 100-Year Service Life by Dale Serink
  • Q&A: What Value of Chloride Permeability Should I Specify for a Bridge Deck? By Celik Ozyildirim

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Issue No. 25 Nov/Dec 02

  • The Bridge of the Future by Steven B. Chase
  • HPC Facilitates I-65 Bridge by Fred Conway
  • HPC Comes to New Mexico by Sherman Peterson
  • Specification Changes for HPC - Curing Concrete Bridge Decks

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Issue No. 24 Oct/Nov 02

  • HPC Bridges in Canada by Rico Fung
  • Ohio HPC Bridge Decks with Warranty by Harold Schultz
  • Benefits of Ternary Mixtures by Paul Tennis
  • Specification Changes for HPC - Accelerated Curing

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Issue No. 23 Sept/Oct 02

  • New York State - Full-Scale Implementation of HPC by Mathew Royce
  • HPC on the I-15 Reconstruction Project by Raymond D. Cook
  • Benefits of Air Entrainment in HPC by Beatrix Kerkhoff
  • Specification Changes for HPC - Classes of Concrete and Cementitious

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Issue No. 22 - Jul/Aug 02

  • Delaware's HPC Bridges by James T. Pappas
  • The Bow River Bridge - A Precast Record by Karen A. Bexten, Shane Hennessey, and Bill LeBlanc
  • Benefits of Chemical Admixtures in HPC by Michael A. Caldarone
  • Q&A: What Is Service Life and How Is It Predicted? by Shri Bhidé

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Issue No. 21 - May/Jun 02

  • Prefabrication Minimizes Traffic Disruptions by Kevin R. Pruski, Ronald D. Medlock, and Mary Lou Ralls
  • Shear Tests of High-Strength Concrete Girders by John J. Roller, Robert N. Bruce, and Henry G. Russell
  • Benefits of Corrosion Inhibitors in HPC by James M. Gaidis and Arnold M. Rosenberg
  • Q&A: Should high-strength concrete be used for cast-in-place concrete bridge decks? by Kevin Pruski; and Jerry L. Potter

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Issue No. 20 - Mar/Apr 02

  • Implementation of A Strategic Plan for HPC Bridges by Suneel N. Vanikar
  • NCDOT's Experience with HPC by Tom Koch
  • Benefits of Fly Ash in HPC by American Coal Ash Association
  • Q&A: Does HPC Need to be Air Entrained for Frost Resistance?

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Issue No. 20 - Mar/Apr 02

  • Implementation of A Strategic Plan for HPC Bridges by Suneel N. Vanikar
  • NCDOT's Experience with HPC by Tom Koch
  • Benefits of Fly Ash in HPC by American Coal Ash Association
  • Q&A: Does HPC Need to be Air Entrained for Frost Resistance?

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Issue No. 19 - Jan/Feb 02

  • Renewal of FHWA's HPC Technology Delivery Team by Terry D. Halkyard
  • Benefits of Slag Cement in HPC by Jan R. Prusinski
  • HPC for Chicago's Wacker Drive by Stan L. Kaderbek

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Issue No. 18 - Nov/Dec 01

  • Maryland SHA's First HPC Structure by Paul Finnerty, Vicki Stewart, and Rodney Meyers
  • Self-Consolidating Concrete - A New Class of Concrete by Kamal H. Khayat
  • Benefits of Different Cements in HPC by Paul D. Tennis
  • Letters To The Editor: Letter concerning Issue No. 15 devoted to HPC Bridge Decks by Pierre-Claude Aitcin

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Issue No. 17 - Sep/Oct 01

  • A Strategic Plan for HPC Bridges by Basile G. Rabbat
  • HPC Repeat Success in New Hampshire by Mark D. Whittemore
  • Benefits of Lightweight HPC by Thomas A. Holm and John P. Ries
  • Compilation of Results from HPC Bridges by Henry G. Russell

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Issue No. 16 - Jul/Aug 01

  • South Dakota's First HPC Bridge by Hadly G. Eisenbeisz
  • County Bridges in Ohio by Stephen Mary, and Richard A. Miller
  • Benefits of Silica Fume In HPC by Terence C. Holland
  • Letters To The Editor: Letters concerning the article entitled "Capping Cylinders …" in Issue No. 14 by Nicholas J. Carino, Richard D. Gaynor, Ronald G. Burg, and Peter G. Snow; Authors' Response; Editor's Comment
  • Q&A; What is Reactive Powder Concrete? by Vic Perry

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Issue No. 15 - May/Jun 01

  • Curing for HPC Bridge Decks — Bring on the Water! by Michael F. Praul
  • HPC Bridge Decks in Washington State by Bijan Khaleghi and Jerry Weigel
  • Capping Cylinders for Testing High Strength Concrete by Jon I. Mullarky and Leif Wathne
  • Ontario's HPC Performance Specification by Hannah C. Schell and Jana Konecny

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Issue No. 14 - Mar/Apr 01

  • IBRC Program Advances HPC by John M. Hooks
  • Missouri's HPC Bridge Experience by Tim Chojnacki
  • Capping Cylinders for Testing High Strength Concrete by Jon I. Mullarky and Leif Wathne
  • TIA Offers HPC Workshops by Charles H. Goodspeed

Issue No. 13 - Jan/Feb 01

  • PCEF Focuses on HPC Prestressed Bridge Members by Louis N. Triandafilou
  • The Rapid Migration Test - An Alternative To AASHTO T 277 by Kyle Stanish, R. Doug Hooton, and Michael D.A. Thomas
  • Q&A - With a cast-in-place concrete deck placed on precast, prestressed concrete deck panels that are supported on precast, prestressed concrete beams, can I assume full composite action between the deck, panels, and beams in calculations of service load stresses and strength? Answer by Ned H. Burns

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Issue No. 12 - Nov/Dec 00

  • HPC International Symposium by Henry G. Russell
  • Q&A - The Rapid Chloride Permeability Test by Doug Hooton,
  • Mohamad Nagi, and Celik Ozildirim

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Issue No. 11 - Sep/Oct 00

  • High Performance Concrete, the Florida Experience by Douglas L. Edwards
  • Lightweight Aggregate Concrete in Norwegian Bridges by Steinar Helland ·
  • The Øresund Link Concrete Strategy by Christian Munch-Petersen
  • 20 Years of HPC Bridges in France by Didier Brazillier

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Issue No. 10 - Jul/Aug 00

  • HPC Lead States Team Plans Transition by James A. Moore & Mary Lou Ralls
  • Tennessee's HPC Bridge Projects by Mark Holloran
  • HPC - The Fabricator's Viewpoint by Andrew Maybee

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Issue No. 9 - May/Jun 00

  • High Performance Bridges: Not Just for States Anymore by Edward Binseel
  • Corrosion Modeling for HPC Specifications in North Carolina by Rodger D. Rochelle
  • Concrete Specification Requirements for Alabama's HPC Bridge by Sergio Rodriguez

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Issue No. 8 - Mar/Apr 00

  • Charenton Canal Bridge - Louisiana's First HPC Bridge by Paul Fossier
  • A Fabricator's Opportunity by Don Theobald
  • Camber of High Strength Concrete Bridge Girders by Shawn P. Gross

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Issue No. 7 - Jan/Feb 00

  • HPC in Washington State by Jerry Weigel
  • Use of HPC on Admiral Clarey Bridge, Hawaii by Michael J. Abrahams
  • Improved Performance of New York State Bridge Decks by Sreeenivas Alampalli & Frank T. Owens
  • Q&A: Can I use a higher ratio between release strength and 28- or 56-day strength when using HPC in prestressed concrete girders?

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Issue No. 6 - Nov/Dec 99

  • HPC Bridges for the 21st Century by John M. Hooks
  • HPC in New York State Bridge Decks by Donald A. Streeter
  • Compression Testing of High Strength Concrete by Ronald G. Burg
  • Q&A: What are the pros and cons of the Rapid Chloride Permeability Test?

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Issue No. 5 - Sep/Oct 99

  • HPC and Innovative Design Ensure Long-Term Durability by Alexander K. Bardow
  • HPC for Durability of the Confederation Bridge by Laszlo Dunaszegi
  • How to Achieve a Higher Modulus of Elasticity by John J. Myers
  • Q&A: With HPC, should I specify compressive strength at 56 days rather than the traditional age of 28 days?

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Issue No. 4 - Jul/Aug 99

  • Expectations for HPC Bridges by Wes Heald
  • Crack Free HPC Bridge Deck - New Hampshire's Experience by Christopher M. Waszczuk
  • From Three Spans to One With HPC by Richard A. Miller
  • Q&A: Is there a standard mix for HPC?

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Issue No. 3 - May/Jun 99

  • Implementing HPC Bridges in Nebraska by Michael W. Beacham
  • I-25 over Yale Avenue-The Thin Solution by Mark A. Leonard
  • Specifying Durable Bridge Decks by H. Celik Ozyildirim
  • Q&A: Is there special federal funding available for HPC bridges?

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Issue No. 2 - Mar/Apr 99

  • AASHTO Lead State Implementation by James A. Moore
  • Washington State HPC Showcase Bridge by M. Myint Lwin
  • Effect of Curing Temperatures on Compressive Strength Development by John J. Myers & Ramon L. Carrasquillo
  • Q&A: What is match curing and can I use it to determine specified release strengths and design strengths?

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Issue No. 1 - Jan/Feb 99

  • HPC Implementation by Kenneth R. Wykle
  • What is HPC for Bridges? by Basile G. Rabbat & Suneel N. Vanikar
  • Louetta Road Overpass-Lessons Learned by Mary Lou Ralls
  • Q&A: Are there quantitative measurements for HPC?

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