From: Bill Polhemus <bpolhem(--nospam--at)swbell.net>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 15:15:41 -0500
What have you got, two continuous units?
My first question would be "are you SURE you have to have the joint? Can you not make it a four span unit?"
I can think of reasons why not, but I don't have the whole picture.
Jonathan Mallard wrote:
> We have a bridge design which will include the use of integral steel caps (cross girders at piers). We are looking at a 4-span continuous structure.
> Has anyone run into framing into an integral cap at a joint (i.e. simple end of continuous unit)? if so, details and ideas? How is cap stabilized during construction - when 1st girder is set, before opposite girder (next span) is put in place? Torsion of cap beam?