The 17th Annual Bridge Symposium, which provided a forum for engineers to share analysis, design, and construction information from recent projects with unique and/or distinguishing characteristics. This year, represented a diverse cross-section of all aspects of the profession, including: design, construction management, material suppliers, academia, general contracting, and owners’ representatives.


Thursday, August 6, 2020

Keynote: David Morill
Alfred Benesch & Company
Simon Kenton Bridge Temporary Suspender Retrofit
Jason Stith, Michael Baker International
Exhibitor Presentation
John Horner, Larsa
Design and Construction of the New Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, Washington, D.C. 
Jixing He, AECOM

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Investigation of FIU Pedestrian Bridge Collapse
Gary J. Klein, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.​
Exhibitor Presentation
Wendy Meierhoff-Aldrich, BendTec
Load Rating of Steel Substructure Units in Unconventional Steel Bridges
Antonio Feng, Stantec 
A CM/GC Approach for the Design of a Two-Girder Horizontally Curved Pedestrian Bridge
Kenneth Price, WSP USA, Inc.
Sponsor Presentation
Tony Shkurti, HNTB

Thursday, August 20, 2020

MASH TL-5 Testing of Six-Foot Tall Barriers with a Noise Abatement Wall
Ahmad Hammad, WSP USA, Inc. 
I-480 Valley View Bridge Structural Steel Erection Analysis
Randy Thomas, Jacobs
Enhancing Bridge Design with Architectural Lighting  
Terry Sullivan, JLK Architects
Roselle Road a Simple, Aesthetically Pleasing Pedestrian Bridge
Salvatore Di Bernardo, Ciorba Group, Inc.
Sponsor Presentation
Justin R. Brown, Jacobs

Thursday, August 27, 2020

National Assessment of New Construction Market Pricing for Highway Bridges
Tony Peterson, National Steel Bridge Alliance
New AASHTO Guide Specifications for Exploiting Steel Bridge Redundancy
Francisco Javier Bonachera Martin, Michael Baker International
BIM Workflows: From Analysis to Fabrication  
David Loughery, Allplan, Inc. 
Lightweight Modular Accelerated Bridge Sysetm for Managed Car Lanes
Sam Mittal, Horner & Shifrin
Complex Bridge Replacement on an Accelerated Schedule
Brett Sauter, Mary Lou Kutska, Ciorba Group; Mohamad Faraj, IDOT

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