Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) provides critically important mass transit services in downtown Atlanta, serving the needs of commuters, students and urban dwellers. FIGG has completed three major bridges totaling more than 18,000 linear feet of elevated rail structures for MARTA, including the first precast concrete segmental bridges built for rail use in the United States. The closed cell concrete box girder is a very efficient structural system that is well suited for the torsional loads created by the train, located eccentrically on the girder, while the post-tensioned concrete spans are the most efficient design to allow for the varying span lengths without varying the structural depth. This provides smooth, uninterrupted lines which also enhance the aesthetics. The combined projects have received six awards for innovation and design, including a 1983 Special Recognition Award from the Concrete Industry Board.
Terms and Conditions of Use.
By accessing or using this site, you agree to the following conditions. If you disagree with any of the conditions, do not use this site. We reserve the right to change these conditions at any time.
This site is owned and operated by FIGG Engineering Group. All material found at this site is copyrighted by FIGG. You may not download or print material from this site without our written permission. You may not post materials from this site on another web site or on a computer network without our written permission. You may not engage in systematic retrieval of data or other contents from this site to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory without our written permission. You may not mirror on your own site the home page or any other pages contained in this site. Use of the content and materials on this site for any purpose not expressly permitted is prohibited.
We are not liable for any special or consequential damages resulting from your use of, or your inability to use, the materials in this site or any link site, including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption and loss of programs or other data on your information handling system.
The materials of this site and any link sites are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, we disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of title and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that the functions contained at this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.