3rd ORTHOTROPIC BRIDGE CONFERENCE
Three-Day Conference with 3 Workshops and Tours
Sacramento, California, USA, June 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, & 30, 2013
The American Society of Civil Engineers, The US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, The Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the sponsoring organizations as BRIDGE Magazine(China) invite you to attend and participate in the third Orthotropic Bridge Conference. The objectives of this Conference are to present the latest developments in the design, construction, maintenance and repairs of orthotropic decks on bridges worldwide, and visit California orthotropic bridges in operation. Many of the leading engineers and researchers who contributed to the spectacular advances of orthotropic decks will present their views at this conference. The conference hotel will be the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. (Please go to www.orthotropic-bridge.org for the hotel code and additional pricing information.)
Attendees may register for all events, or events may be selectively attended, including a one-day registration for any day of the 3-day conference. See www.orthotropic-bridge.org for more details and papers - subject to changes.
Mon 24: One-day workshop “International Orthotropic Deck Bridges.”
Tue 25: One-day workshop “USA FHWA Orthotropic Deck Bridges and Manual.”
Wed 26 - Fri 28: Orthotropic Bridge Conference.
Wed - Thur: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Thur 27 Night (6:00 pm to 11:00 pm) bus tour of the San Francisco / Oakland Bay Bridge East Spans (SAS = Self-Anchoring Suspension) Orthotropic Spans plus Zampa Suspension.
Friday: 8:00 am to Noon — Morning session concludes the conference.
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Workshop: “Lateral Bracing Systems for Steel Bridges.” Tours:
Sat 29: Optional tour of nine orthotropic bridges in the San Francisco Bay Area (7:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Sun 30: Optional boat tour East Spans SAS & Golden Gate Bridge (12:00 pm to 6:00 pm)
Details are available at http://www.orthotropic-bridge.org/