photo courtesy of C.C. Myers Inc. The seven-span bridge features a 354-ft arch. Related Links: 2013 Best of the Best Projects Winners Elegant Arch Bridge Spans Seismically Active Canyon Constructed 160 ft above a rugged creek bed in an earthquake-prone forest near Quincy, Calif., this seven-span box-girder bridge is supported by an open- spandrel arch. An innovative mass-concrete cooling system pumped cold water from the creek below and circulated it through the 354-ft arch's pour, saving $200,000 compared to other methods. Due to lack of local infrastructure, crews were challenged by a five-hour detour to haul supplies from one side
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