Close up of the south side of the west truss. The edge of the concrete deck is painted to protect it from weather and also for a more pleasing appearance. Note that some of the gusset plates are bolted, while the rest are welded. This is because all the steel is galvanized, and the entire truss is too long to fit into the galvanizing tank, so it is done in sections and then bolted together. Each side of the truss was shipped to the site assembled and painted.

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