About the Author
Martin P Burke Jr PE. Bgean his career at the Bureau of Bridges of the Ohio Department of Transportation where he remained as a career employee and served in all aspects of bridge engineering (design, construction, research, and inspection). After retiring from the Bureau as the Assistant Engineer of Bridges, he joined Burgess and Niple, Consulting Engineers and Architects, at its main office located in Columbus, Ohio. At Burgess and Niple, he served as a Staff Assistant and Technical Advisor for the Bridge Design Group. In that capacity, he was responsible for the conceptual design of major bridge projects, guiding the review of major bridge design, rehabilitation and construction projects, and guiding the inspection of major bridges. Subsequent to his retirement from Burgess and Niple, he established the firm of M. P. Burke Bridges, Inc.