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  • Apr
    1

    CANCELLED - PD Seminar: Gregory Hasbrouck

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    6:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    Replacing the Aging US 52 Mississippi River Bridge

    Abstract

    The US 52 bridge over the Mississippi River in Savanna, Illinois was originally constructed in 1932. It provides a crucial transportation link for the region, connecting Savanna, Illinois to Sabula, Iowa with the nearest alternate Mississippi River crossing located almost 20 miles to the south in Fulton, Illinois. Over the years, a number of repairs had been made to the bridge and it was rapidly approaching the end of its useful life and in need of replacement.

    The new replacement bridge consists of 12 spans totaling 2454 ft from a causeway in the middle of the Upper Mississippi River Wildlife and Fish Refuge in the Mississippi River on the Iowa side to the high bluffs of the Mississippi Palisades in Illinois. A 546 ft main span steel tied-arch over the navigation channel flanked by steel girder approach spans was designed by Parsons Corporation in coordination with the Illinois DOT with construction completed and opened to traffic in November 2017.

    Challenging aspects of the project included minimizing environmental impacts, designing around varying geotechnical conditions and a relatively deep river pool, and coordinating with various agencies including a railroad line. The influence of the structure depth on the vertical profile along with constructability and maintenance concerns led to the selection of a main span steel tied-arch with floating deck system. The large water depth and varying rock elevations led to the desire to limit deep cofferdams in favor of waterline footings with drilled shafts.

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    TIME Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney-acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Apr
    8

    CANCELLED - Northwestern Sustainability Lecture Series

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    9:00 AM Norris University Center

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    TIME Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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    CONTACT Alison Rodriguez    alison.rodriguez@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Apr
    8

    CANCELLED - SPREE Seminar: Marco Amabili

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney-acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Apr
    15

    CANCELLED - 2nd Annual High School Nanoscience Hands-on Workshop

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    8:30 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

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    CONTACT Alison Rodriguez    alison.rodriguez@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Apr
    17

    PhD Defense: Paul Roots

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    12:30 PM

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    TIME Friday, April 17, 2020 at 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney-acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Apr
    29

    CANCELLED - SPREE Seminar: Oluwaseyi Balogun

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney-acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • May
    8

    CANCELLED - EES Seminar: Chris Marshall

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, May 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney-acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • May
    25

    Memorial Day (no classes)

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    TIME Monday, May 25, 2020

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  • Jun
    19

    Commencement

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    TIME Friday, June 19, 2020

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  • Jun
    19

    McCormick PhD Hooding Ceremony

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    2:00 PM Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, June 19, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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