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Taiwan High Speed Rail Project


TRANSMETRICS, INC. provided consultant services on the preliminary and detailed design work as well as the construction methods of the aerial structures and stations. Work includes, but is not limited to the following: site visit, criteria review, bridge type, size and layout, static and dynamic load analysis including seismic loads, pre-casting technology, foundations, pre-stress applications, flood and scouring protection to piers and river banks, various construction methods including the balanced cantilever, incremental launching, and advanced shoring methods, plus various details in post-tensioning, bearing design, and movement control. The client also wanted the design of structures to be in compliance with Caltrans seismic standards.

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