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Looking for suppliers that specialize in short span bridges? The SSSBA provides free access to a complete online listing of manufacturers and suppliers.

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Steel Bridge Forums

November 4-6, 2020: Nebraska Steel Bridge Forum

Three virtual sessions discussing a range of bridge issues will take placed November 4-6.

Galvanized Steel Webinar

October 27, 2020: Free Webinar – Galvanized Steel Myths, Misconceptions & Trending Uses

This webcast will explore the real story regarding HDG Fasteners, slip factor and slip critical connections, and more.

Association of Conservation Engineers Conference

October 22, 2020: Association of Conservation Engineers – Steel Bridge Advantages

Dr. Greg Michaelson will present at the Annual Association of Conservation Engineers on cost-effective bridge design.

International Bridge Conference 2020 Steel Bridge

SSSBA to Host Session on Press Brake Steel Tub Girder System at International Bridge Conference

Two SSSBA experts will host a session on press brake tub girders at the virtual International Bridge Conference.

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SSSBA Steel Bridge Education Workshops

Free Customized Workshops for Counties, DOTs, and Design Firms

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

Shelter In Place Webinar Series

Steel Bridge 7-Part Webinar Series

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

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Short Span Shake-Up

Missouri short span bridge study finds steel saved 25% over concrete.

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Smart Ways to Save Time and Money on Short Span Bridge Design and Construction

The SSSBA offers many proven cost-effective and time-saving solutions to improve infrastructure.

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United for Infrastructure Week

Video: United for Infrastructure Webinar – Accelerated Steel Bridge Showcase

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

Steel Bridge Fabrication

Video: Suggested Fabrication Details, Part 2

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

Steel Bridge Fabrication

Video: Suggested Fabrication Details, Part 1

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

Understanding Fatigue of Steel Bridges

Video: Understanding Fatigue

This video provides a basic overview of fatigue theory and relevant specifications related to short-span steel bridges.