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Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge

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Project Name: Zárate-Brazo Largo Bridge

Structure Type: Reinforced Concrete

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Description: This Complex contains two road/rail bridges which cross the Paraná River, and each one of them consists of a 1800 ft. cable-stayed steel bridge maintained by two towers or piers and two viaducts of access. The viaduct are 2.5 miles. The reinforced concrete towers have their foundation in the bed of the river and rise 400 ft. with respect to the water level. Evaluatingof cracks and concrete quality.

Job: Non-destructive test for determination of concrete parameters elasticity and compressive strength (f’c). Survey of cracks in columns, cantilever and beams of all the reinforced structures. Report.