Session Title: Bridge Rehabilitation
Organizer: Mike Brokaw
Moderator: Mike Brokaw
Topic A Title: Raising the Span – Bascule Bridge Rehabilitation
Speaker (s): Luke Wysocki, Matt English
Name, Company, Location: ODOT District 3, Ashland, OH and The Ruhlin Company, Sharon Center, Ohio
Topic A Description: Planning and design challenges, construction, and lessons learned from major rehabilitation of the Charles Berry Bascule Bridge in Lorain, Ohio.
Topic B Title: Bridge Pier Cap Strengthening Using External Prestressed Tendon Bars
Speaker (s): Jai Lee
Name, Company, Location: Burgess & Niple, Columbus, OH
Topic B Description: How to strengthen deteriorated T-type pier caps using external post-tensioned bars. Case study will show the District 11 BEL-7-1975 bridge.
Topic C Title: Simon Kenton Bridge Temporary Suspender Retrofit
Speaker (s): Jason Stith, Blake Jones
Name, Company, Location: Michael Baker International, Louisville, KY and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District Bridge Engineer, Flemingsburg, KY
Topic C Description: Inspection, analysis, and retrofit methods for deteriorated cable suspenders on a 1931 suspension bridge over the Ohio River.