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December 2013


Articles

City Fab Shop, Country Fab Shop
By Geoff Weisenberger

Dave Steel’s two fab shops, each in a different Carolina, are night and day in terms of practice but right in tune when it comes to a commitment to innovation.


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Gateway to Savannah
By Craig Alexander, S.E., P.E.

Curving, contemporary canopies welcome visitors to the gem of Georgia.


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Decision: Delta
By Jason A. Fuller, P.E., and Matthew A. Bunner, P.E.

A new bridge resurrects an uncommon design to span the Shenandoah River.


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Up and Running in No Time
By Geoff Weisenberger

A Tulsa highway bridge sustains major damage after taking a hit from a truck—and is back in business in just two weeks.


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In(to) the Loop
By Jim Talbot

The oldest of the Chicago Loop’s working bridges paved the way for a new generation of bridges for the city, and is the first to turn 100.


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Best of Both Worlds
By Patrick W. Ford, P.E., and Brett Bunke

The design-build team gets the floor-to-floor height it wants using the framing system it wants, thanks to an innovative hybrid deck system.


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A New Guide for Stainless
By Nancy Baddoo

AISC Design Guide 27: Structural Stainless Steel provides the first-ever U.S specification for stainless steel in structural applications.


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Bending to the New Rules
By George Wendt

Notes on curving HSS made to the new ASTM A1085 Specification.


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A Forecast You Can Believe In
By John Cross, P.E.

When it comes to predicting the construction economy, accuracy is in the eye of the beholder.


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Riding the Rails

The train is the way to go for an Omaha area fabricator.


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