Thomas A. DeHaven

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Chesapeake & Delaware Canal Bridge

A sterling example of precast concrete segmental bridge construction, the Chesapeake & Delaware (C & D) Canal Bridge proves that this construction technique can produce economical bridges even in an area of the country in which steel bridges have been predominant. The economy resulted from innovative design and construction techniques, which allowed the 4,650-foot-long, cable-stayed bridge to be built very rapidly. All the precast structural bridge elements were cast and erected within three years of the notice to proceed. Read more

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