Strengthening of Pre-Tensioned Concrete Beams

The goal of this project is to develop and test strengthening method(s) for existing pretensioned concrete bridge beams. Proposed Actions: ⦁ Literature search on strengthening method(s) for pre-tensioned concrete beams. ⦁ Develop a feasible and cost-effective method for NYSDOT to strengthen pre-stressed concrete box beams ⦁ Conduct structural analysis using finite element modeling. ⦁ Conduct physical testing on pre-tensioned concrete beams removed from service ⦁ Produce a final report which includes specfications/details on how to install the repair detail.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      New York State Department of Transportation

      50 Wolf Road
      Albany, NY  United States  12232
    • Project Managers:

      Kunin, Jonathan

    • Start Date: 20190612
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01737752
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: New York State Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: C-17-13, SPR2(228)
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Apr 24 2020 1:43PM