Extruded Concrete Bridge Deck as the New American Cathedral

The Belleair Bridge is one of the first to continuously extrude its deck from the anchorage base, resulting in a very clean bottom, supported by post-modernist gothic arches.

Underside of the continuously extruded deck.

Two of the three new bridges - these at Clearwater.


Looking into Clearwater - Tom Turner

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2 Responses to Extruded Concrete Bridge Deck as the New American Cathedral

  1. The second to last photo, the large one of the bridge at night, wow, that could be a postcard. Does this bridge replace an older version that was determined to be unstable or is this a new span completely, an extra way to get across?

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