HISTORIC PRESERVATION SUMMER
This course will be offered jointly by the Department of Civil
and Environmental Engineering and the Graduate Program in Historic
Preservation. Engineers, historic preservationists, transportation
administrators, elected officials, and the public are invited
- The evolution of bridge engineering and a history of bridge
building in Vermont.
- Methods and standards for rehabilitation and restoration
of historic bridges.
- Laboratory demonstrations of the behavior of steel, concrete,
and wood specimens in tension, compression, and bending, as well
as demonstration of deflection of a steel bridge and a steel
- Use of computer systems to simulate bridge behavior.
- Discussion of the Vermont Historic Bridge Program recently
created by the Vermont Agency of Transportation.
- Methods for developing rehabilitation/restoration plans for
- Adapting historic bridges to alternative transportation uses.
- Discussion of recent or pending federal and state legislation
that will affect historic bridges such as covered bridges and
metal truss bridges.
- Designs for ornamental railings to be used on new bridges
in historic districts and as replications of historic concrete
- Description of the Historic American Engineering Record.
- Innovative new designs for bridges.
- Site inspections of bridges and bridge projects in the Chittenden
DATES: TUESDAY, JULY 6, TO SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1999
LOCATION: UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT CAMPUS, BURLINGTON, VT
DR. JEAN-GUY BELIVEAU, ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT
DR. ROBERT McCULLOUGH, HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROGRAM
ACADEMIC CREDITS: 3 CREDITS, GRADUATE OR UNDERGRADUATE
FOR REGISTRATION INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
UVM CONTINUING EDUCATION, 322 SO. PROSPECT ST.,
BURLINGTON, VT 05401-3505
©1999 UVM Historic Preservation