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Continental Bridge will not be an appropriate source for something this size and scope.
 
If I am reading this correctly, you are creating real estate by spanning 500 feet x 100 feet wide supporting a pedestrian plaza, and structures for shopping / offices whatever. A project like this is a dream.
 
To determine an appropriate system you need to evaluate pier locations, actual spans, allowable depths, abutment locations, relative finish floors for structures and walkways, waterproofing and topping slabs, landscaping loads.  Definitely not just a bridge.
 
Estimates would be based on pre-lim systems just like for a building.
 
 
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Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 10:49 AM
Subject: RE: Bridge/building

WOW.  That's a monster span for a pedestrian bridge.  And with a 100' width, you are almost asking for vehicle traffic.  I would contact that bridge place that was mentioned earlier.
 
Dave Maynard, PE
Gillette, Wyoming
-----Original Message-----
From: Ken Peoples [mailto:kspeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net]
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 11:34 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Bridge/building

Yes, 500' span, with 100' width (for buildings).  The approximate dimension from the water surface to the deck will be about 50'.
 
Best regards,
 
 
Ken
 
Kenneth S. Peoples, P. E.
LVTA
Lehigh Valley Technical Associates, Inc.
1584 Weaversville Road
Northampton, PA 18067
 
Phone: 610-262-6345
Fax:610-262-8188
Email: kpeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, July 19, 2005 1:29 PM
Subject: RE: Bridge/building

 " Any "gut feel" superstructure costs for the main span of 500' x 100' wide x 50' high? "
 
 Am I reading this right???  Your bridge has a 500'-0" span length???  It has to be 100'-0" wide???  And it has to be 50'-0" high (or is this the vertical dimension from off the ground)???  Please clarify.
 
Dave Maynard, PE
Gillette, Wyoming