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Industry News Roundup: December 7December 7, 2012
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On December 3, 1919, the Quebec Bridge opened for rail traffic after nearly two decades of construction. At 1,800 feet, it is the longest cantilever railroad span ever built. It is also 67 feet wide and can accommodate two sets of railway tracks, two sets of streetcar tracks, and two roadways. Read about the bridge’s unique and tragic past here, on ASCE’s website.
Don't miss development partner RISA's two-day training course in Washington, DC, to learn to use RISA-3D more efficiently!
Registration is now open for the 2013 NASCC steel conference. Learn more about the conference, then register here!
SDS/2 customer STS Steel, Inc. of Schenectady, New York, served as the steel fabricator for the renovation of the historic Checkered House Bridge in Richmond, Vermont. The project included expanding the curb-to-curb width of the massive structure from 20 to 30 feet. Read about the project on page 40 of the December 2013 issue of Modern Steel Construction.
In case you missed our latest blog post:
Project Spotlight: See GENIFAB's Copper Cliff Deep Shaft Sinking project here!