MCNINCH Edwin K. McNinch, a veteran bridge construction engineer and constructibility expert who worked on some of the most technically challenging U.S. spans over a 58-year career, died July 11 in San Mateo, Calif. He was 80. McNinch was president of San Mateo-based EKM Engineering, which he founded in 1987, after a 36-year career with contractor Guy F. Atkinson Co. Projects on which he consulted include the Third Carquinez Strait Bridge in California, Hawaii�s H-3 Viaduct and the I-205 span across Oregon�s Columbia River. �Ed was instrumental in the early adoption and development of prestressed concrete, concrete segmental bridges and
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