More Drilled Shaft photos at Huey P. Long Bridge

Steve just can’t get enough of the state of Louisiana.  Now that the Audubon Bridge foundations are complete, he needed an excuse to get back and found himself in the Crescent City observing production shaft base grouting at the Huey P. Long Bridge project.  Here area few more good construction photos to supplement my previous … Continue reading More Drilled Shaft photos at Huey P. Long Bridge

JJA Bridge in ENR.com article

An article entitled “Historic Cable-Stayed Link Taking Shape in Louisiana” about the construction of the John James Audubon (JJA) Bridge in Louisiana is on ENR.com here. The drilled shafts actually extend much deeper than indicated in the article, for what its worth. I think they were only talking about the permanent casing, not the entire … Continue reading JJA Bridge in ENR.com article

STGEC 2006 presentations posted

We have posted Adobe PDF handout versions of the presentations made by Dan, Steve, and Robert at the recent 2006 Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference in Florence, Alabama. Dan spoke about high performance concrete for drilled shaft foundations, Steve spoke on the use of tip-grouted drilled shafts on the John James Audubon Bridge in Louisiana, … Continue reading STGEC 2006 presentations posted

Drilled Shaft and Pile Foundation Presentations Scheduled for 2006 Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference

Dr. Dan Brown, P.E. and Mr. Robert Thompson, P.E. are scheduled on the program for the 2006 Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference in Florence, Alabama October 30th – November 3rd, 2006. This is the 38th STGEC meeting and is being hosted this year by the Alabama Department of Transportation. Dan will make two presentations: “High Performance … Continue reading Drilled Shaft and Pile Foundation Presentations Scheduled for 2006 Southeastern Transportation Geotechnical Engineering Conference

DBA on design-build team for New Mississippi River Bridge

DBA is part of the design-build team that is the apparent successful proposer for the longest cable-stayed bridge in North America: the new Mississippi River Bridge connecting New Roads and St. Francisville, Louisiana.  The bridge will formally be known as the John James Audubon Bridge and is the Louisiana DOTD’s first design-build project.  The team … Continue reading DBA on design-build team for New Mississippi River Bridge

Design/Construction Projects

This page provides links to information on some of the significant large projects we have been involved with.  Click on the project name to download a one-page project summary sheet.  If available, there is a link (DBA Project Page) to a project page on this blog with links to papers, photo galleries and slide shows, … Continue reading Design/Construction Projects

Presentations

The content made available through this page is for information only. All or part of any of the content obtained from this page may not be used in any form in any presentations, courses, papers, articles, etc. without prior permission of Dan Brown and Associates, PC. 2017 Effective Practices for Geotechnical Provisions in Design?Build Procurement, … Continue reading Presentations