Precast concrete bridge construction: Precast post-tensioned concrete module, tied cantilevered arch section bridge piers, described as V-piers, support structural steel bridge stringers/girders/beams. Sloped arch sections consist of hollow field-precast reinforced concrete segments (as shown in foreground) tied together by post-tensioned steel cables. Wood forms on top of pier are for cast in place pier cap and tie into two post-tensioned horizontal precast reinforced concrete tension tie beams that will carry the outward thrust of the two pier segments. Woodrow Wilson Bridge replacement, Potomac River between Virginia and Maryland, Capital Beltway, I-95/I-495. November 2006.
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