Shelter In Place Webinar Series

Steel Bridge 7-Part Webinar Series

The SSSBA sponsored a 7-part webinar series on solutions for cost-effective steel bridges from April 7-May 26, 2020. A distinguished panel of industry experts was assembled to present topics essential to the design and installation of short span steel bridges.

The recorded webinar is now available to view on-demand (professional development hours are not included for viewing the recorded session). The SSSBA would like to thank the American Galvanizers Association for hosting the webinar.

The series can be viewed below or through the video page on the SSSBA website.

Lecture #1: Accelerated Steel Bridge Construction Applications
Dr. Michael Barker, University of Wyoming

Lecture #2: Manufacturer Steel Bridge Solutions Showcase
Dr. Michael Barker, University of Wyoming

Lecture #3: Development and Experimental Validation of Composite Press-Brake Formed Modular Steel Tub Girders for Short Span Bridges
Dr. Karl Barth, West Virginia University

Lecture #4: Capabilities and Advantages of Steel Buried Bridges
Joel Hahm, PE, Contech Engineered Solutions LLC
Michael McGough, PE, National Corrugated Steel Pipe Association

Lecture #5: Development of eSPAN140 and Short-Span Steel Bridge Design Standards
Dr. Greg Michaelson, Marshall University

Lecture #6: Short Span Bridge Economy and Life Cycle Costs
Dr. Michael Barker, University of Wyoming

Lecture #7: Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel Bridges & Rebar
Alana Fossa, American Galvanizers Association

Related Resources: Economics

Audrain County Steel Bridge

Short Span Shake-Up

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

OH Bridge - Muskingum County

Research Report: Life Cycle Costs Matter When Comparing Steel and Concrete Girder Bridges

Dr. Barker developed a database to determine and compare the life cycle costs of steel and concrete girder bridges.

Big R Bridge, SuperCor Steel Box Culverts - Cape Girardeau, MO (1) copy

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.