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Best Practices for Construction

Video: Best Practices During Construction

This video provides an overview of the best practices during construction for short span steel bridges.

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January 27: Free Webinar – Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel and Sustainable Development

The American Galvanizers Association invites you to attend a 1-hour webinar on hot-dip galvanized steel and sustainable development.

Student Steel Bridge Lecture Series

February 23-March 11, 2021: Free Steel Bridge Student Lecture Series

Three-week online series offered in February/March will help build knowledge and resumes.

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eSPAN140 Steel Bridge Design Tool Updated with New Features

Update includes design standards for press-brake tub girders, updated buried bridge solutions, and new economical solutions for rolled beams.

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The SSSBA now offers free customized in-person or vitual workshops for bridge owners and designers.

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Collection of 7-videos recorded from a webinar series hosted by the SSSBA on solutions for cost-effective steel bridges.

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This video provides an overview of the best practices during construction for short span steel bridges.

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Video: United for Infrastructure Webinar – Accelerated Steel Bridge Showcase

Video presentation highlights several steel bridge projects that featured accelerated bridge design and construction.

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This video provides an overview of simple and economical practices specific to girder fabrication.

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Video: Suggested Fabrication Details, Part 1

This video provides an overview of simple and economical fabrication for framing system layouts.