Resources to Construct a Cost-Effective Short Span Steel Bridge

The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance provides free construction resources to assist bridge owners and designers with essential information to construct a steel bridge.

This section provides a complimentary library to construct the most efficient and cost-effective short span steel bridge.

Construction Resources

Steel Bridge Guardrail

Guardrail Knowledge Base

The knowledge base contains basic information and resources for the use of guardrails on bridge structures.  


Guidelines to Design for Constructability and Fabrication

The guideline is for use in the design and fabrication of steel bridges to ensure efficient and economical girder design and construction.

Iowa County Saves Costs by Choosing Buried Steel Bridge for Replacement Project

Buried steel bridge is constructed with local crews in Buchanan County Iowa.

Myths and Realities of Steel Bridges

Steel Bridge Construction: Myths & Realities

Report dispels the “myths” surrounding the use of steel in bridge construction.

Audrain County Steel Bridge

Short Span Shake-Up

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

Ohio Bridge Raises the Bar for Future Short Span Construction

The Cannelville Road Bridge in Ohio was completed ahead of schedule, and is expected to have a service life of more than 100 years.