ABC Research Database

91 research projects found
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    Improving Bridges with Prefabricated Precast Concrete Systems

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Decision Making Tools
    • Subject: MIDOT/AHP, PBES, Connections, Grouts, DMT, Means/Methods
    • Primary Performing Agency: Western Michigan University
    • Primary Sponsor: Michigan Department of Transportation
    • Start Date: 2010-10-01
    • Completion Date: 2013-12-01
    • Keywords:

      Bridge construction; Cement grouts; Concrete bridges; Decision support systems; Precast concrete; Prefabricated bridges; State of the practice; Structural connection

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    Best Practices in Accelerated Construction Techniques; NCHRP 20-68A, Scan 07-02

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Synthesis
    • Subject: Emergency, Non-Emergency
    • Primary Performing Agency:
    • Primary Sponsor: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
    • Start Date: 2007-01-01
    • Completion Date: 2009-11-01
    • Keywords:

      Best practices; Construction management; Construction projects; Contractors; Cooperation; Design; Partnerships; Project delivery; Road construction

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    Best Practices Regardging Performance of ABC Connections in Bridges Subject to Multihazard and Extreme Events NCHRP 20-68A, Scan 11-02

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Synthesis
    • Subject: Connections
    • Primary Performing Agency:
    • Primary Sponsor: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
    • Start Date: 2016-12-06
    • Completion Date: 2012-10-01
    • Keywords:

      Best practices; Blast loads; Bridge construction; Bridge members; Design load; Earthquakes; Elastic waves; Prefabricated bridges; Storm surges; Structural connection; Tidal waves; Water waves; Wind

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    Laboratory and Field Testing and Evaluation of Precast Bridge Elements

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Standards
    • Subject: In-service Testing Pile Pockets, Deck Panels,
    • Primary Performing Agency: Midwest Transportation Consortium
    • Primary Sponsor: Iowa Department of Transportation
    • Start Date: 2006-05-01
    • Completion Date: 2009-01-01
    • Keywords:

      Bridge design; Bridge engineering; Construction; Cost effectiveness; Design standards; Durability; Field tests; Laboratory tests; Precast concrete; Research projects; Structural tests

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    Evaluation of a Bridge Constructed Using Accelerated Construction Practices

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Standards
    • Subject: In-service Testing Pile Pockets, Deck Panels,
    • Primary Performing Agency: Midwest Transportation Consortium
    • Primary Sponsor: Boone County
    • Start Date: 2006-03-01
    • Completion Date: 2008-09-30
    • Keywords:

      Acceleration (Mechanics); Behavior; Bridge engineering; Bridges; Construction; Long span bridges; Performance tests; Research projects

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    Precast Concrete Elements for Accelerated Bridge Construction

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Standards
    • Subject: In-service Testing Pile Pockets, Deck Panels,
    • Primary Performing Agency: Iowa State University, Ames
    • Primary Sponsor: Iowa Department of Transportation
    • Start Date: 2006-05-01
    • Completion Date: 2009-01-31
    • Keywords:

      Bridge abutments; Bridge decks; Bridge substructures; Concrete bridges; Field tests; Girders; Laboratory tests; Posttensioning; Precast concrete; Prestressed concrete; Shear strength

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    Evaluation of the Buena Vista IBRD Bridge: A Furthering of Accelerated Bridge Construction in Iowa

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Standards
    • Subject: Precast Cap Beams, Backwalls, Box Beams
    • Primary Performing Agency: Iowa State University, Ames
    • Primary Sponsor: Iowa Department of Transportation
    • Start Date: 2008-11-15
    • Completion Date: 2011-12-31
    • Keywords:

      Accelerated Bridge construction, box girder bridges, bridge design, bridge structures, innovative bridge construction precast bridge components rapid bridge construction single span precast structural performance

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    Prefabricated/Precast Bridge Elements and Systems (PBES) for Off-System Bridges

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Standards
    • Subject: Off-System Structures
    • Primary Performing Agency: FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
    • Primary Sponsor: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Start Date: 2012-08-01
    • Completion Date: 2012-08-01
    • Keywords:

      Accelerated bridge construction, Prestressed concrete, Precast bridges

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  • SHRP2 R04: Innovative Bridge Designs for Rapid Renewal

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Standards
    • Subject: Short to Medium Spans
    • Primary Performing Agency:
    • Primary Sponsor: Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2)
    • Start Date: 2016-12-06
    • Completion Date: 2013-12-01
    • Keywords:

      Bridge construction; Bridge design; Design methods; Highway bridges; Pilot studies; Standardization

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    Full Depth Precast Concrete Bridge Deck Panel Systems, NCHRP 12-65, Report 584

    • Category: Completed Projects
    • Group: Decks
    • Subject: Deck Panels
    • Primary Performing Agency: George Washington University
    • Primary Sponsor: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
    • Start Date: 2004-12-06
    • Completion Date: 2006-01-01
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