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2014 Biennial Movable Bridge Symposium


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Your Link The 15th Biennial Heavy Movable Structures Symposium will be held in New Orleans, Sept 15-18, 2014 JOINT with AREMA COMMITTEE 15 STEEL STRUCTURES at the New Orleans French Quarter Marriott Hotel.

You can obtain specific Information and individual registration by clicking the tabs below. The Video offers highlights of past events and a look at a number of the activities available to an attendee.

Symposium Information

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2014 Symposium Paper Presentation Program - click PROGRAM


Papers will be available on site soon for our Members

PHD Hours will be available later this Fall for all Attendees of the 15th HMS Symposium


Current News Letter available. Please click Newsletter


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