structural steel


Definition of structural steel

1 : rolled steel in structural shapes
2 : steel suitable for structural shapes

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The project includes replacement or refurbishment of all bridge decks, structural steel elements and hanger cables; new lighting; drainage repairs; and painting of the steel components, according to the project website. Billy Kobin, The Courier-Journal, "Sherman Minton Bridge may fully close for construction. Will other bridge tolls be waived?," 23 July 2019 Demolishers will recycle 150 tons of structural steel braces that WSDOT installed since the 2001 Nisqually earthquake, where columns sank near Yesler Way. Mike Lindblom, The Seattle Times, "Seattle’s big demolition spectacle: How crews plan to pulverize the Alaskan Way Viaduct," 5 Dec. 2018 Matching the structural steel and bricks, for example, has posed problems, according to Hammer. Zekriah Chaudhry, Twin Cities, "Minnesota State Fair rushes to repair snow-collapsed cattle barn roof by opening day," 14 June 2019 Loft living isn’t for everyone, but this airy apartment in Chicago’s West Loop makes a solid case for open floorplans and exposed structural steel. Asad Syrkett, Curbed, "Year in Curbed: The best of House Calls," 26 Dec. 2018 The installation of structural steel in the lower level at the east campus is complete, and plumbing in the lower level is 95 percent complete, according to the district. Alec Johnson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "New Meadow View School in Oconomowoc expected to come in $1 million under budget. That's good news for you.," 24 Apr. 2018 The courses of eight to 12 weeks, at night and on weekends, focus on vocational skills such as structural steel design, building-cost estimating, software quality assurance and green building guidelines. Leslie Brody, WSJ, "Retraining Program for Immigrant Engineers Faces Recruiting Hurdle," 12 Aug. 2018 The one-story house, built of glass walls framed by white-painted structural steel, mirrors design elements of the iconic twin black steel and glass high-rises at 860-880 Lake Shore Drive in Chicago which Mies designed about the same time. Graydon Megan,, "Elmhurst Art Museum opens Mies van der Rohe exhibit," 11 June 2018 Overall, construction work is about 60 percent done, including 99 percent of the structural steel having been completed, Leonard said. Chuck Fieldman,, "New Hinsdale Middle School on target to meet expected cost, scheduled opening date," 26 June 2018

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First Known Use of structural steel

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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