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July 2000


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48th Street Enterance Ramp to FDR Drive
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Grade Separation
New York, New York (61KB PDF)


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Bloomington Ferry Pedestrian Bridge
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Special Purpose
Shakopee, Minnesota (44KB PDF)


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California Street Bridge
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Special Purpose
Missoula, Minnesota (56KB PDF)


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Casco Bay Bridge
2000 NSBA Prize Bridge Award: Moveable Span
Portland, Maine
Innovative - unique trunnion strut, graceful lines and aesthetic pier shape - excellent presentation to make a moveable bridge aesthetically pleasing. (69KB PDF)


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CSX Bridge over Tennessee River Slough
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Railroad
Bridgeport, Alabama


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Damen Avenue Arch Bridge
2000 NSBA Prize Bridge Award: Medium Span
Chicago, Illinois
The use of bent, steel pipes for the arches without lateral bracing is innovative - aesthetically pleasing. (50KB PDF)


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Franklin Square Bridge
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Reconstructed
Brooklyn, New York (40KB PDF)


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Garden State Parkway Interchange 159
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Short Span
Bergen County, New Jersey (63KB PDF)


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Kuparuk River Submersible Bridge
2000 NSBA Special Award: Special Purpose
North Slope of Alaska
Bold application of steel - a structure that must endure extremely heavy vehicle loads and face one of nature's most hostile environments: arctic cold, large-scale ice flows and overtopping spring floods. (49KB PDF)


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Lower Buffalo Bridge
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Long Span
Buffalo, West Virginia (59KB PDF)


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Merritt Parkway over Route 123
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Reconstructed
Norwalk, Connecticut


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New York Route 367 over Bentley Creek
2000 NSBA Prize Bridge Award: Reconstructed
Village of Wellsburg, New York
Brings old iron together with new high tech materials (FRP) to extend the service life of a bridge in this quiet country setting. Innovative concept to extend the life of old steel bridges. (56KB PDF)


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Old Plank Road Trail Bridge
2000 NSBA Prize Bridge Award: Special Purpose
Frankfort, Illinois
Unique use of skewed A-frame pylon to suspend a plate girder superstructure. A light, airy open design - a unique through-the-leg superstructure - Very interesting concept. (47KB PDF)


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Ramp H over Westbound C/D Republic Drive/I-4 Interchange
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Grade Separation
Orange County, Florida (51KB PDF)


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Ray Nitschke Memorial Bridge
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Moveable Span
Green Bay, Wisconsin (33KB PDF)


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Second Blue Water Bridge
2000 NSBA Prize Bridge Award: Long Span
Port Huron, Michigan
Classic concept of semi-through arch in a modern, simple and clean design. Side-by-side technologies, 60 years apart. Elegant long span structure.


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State Route 52 over Clear Fork River
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Medium Span
Morgan County, Tennessee (51KB PDF)


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Trunk Highway 47 under Saint Anthony Boulevard
2000 NSBA Prize Bridge Award: Short SpanA beautiful bridge - elegant and shallow main span - interesting concept to counterweight the short back spans and hide them behind the abutments. (33KB PDF)


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Trunk Highway 61 over Gooseberry River
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Medium Span
Lake County, Minnesota (52KB PDF)


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Wes Smith Bridge
2000 NSBA Merit Award: Medium Span
Index, Washington (73KB PDF)


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