Truss Design at Issue

December 2006
ENR: Engineering News-Record;12/18/2006, Vol. 257 Issue 24, p1
Trade Publication
The article comments on the contract awarded by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) to Edward Kraemer and Sons Inc. to finish the Galena Creek Bridge, part of the Interstate 580 freeway extension between Reno and Carson City. It cites the actions taken by the NDOT to address the problems with the wind loadings used to design the steel pilot truss. It states the reasons of the two parties for entering into a Mutual No-Fault Termination Agreement.


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