Investigation of Heavier-than-Expected Vehicle Weights Observed in the Vicinity of the Savannah Port Area and their Impact on Georgia’s Pavements and Bridges and Rate of Statewide Asset Degradation 

The primary objective of Part A of this project is to investigate the impact of heavy vehicle traffic on pavement and bridge structures in Georgia. The main objective of Part B of this project is to evaluate pavement and bridge structures using weigh in motion (WIM) data, conduct field investigations, and evaluate the reliability of existing pavement and bridge structures.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $796000
    • Contract Numbers:

      GDOT RP 23-20

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Georgia Department of Transportation

      One Georgia Center
      600 West Peachtree Street, NW
      Atlanta, GA  United States  30308
    • Project Managers:

      Roney, Brennan

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Georgia Research Foundation (UGARF)

      310 E. Campus Rd.,
      Athens, GA  United States  30602
    • Principal Investigators:

      Kim, Sung-Hee Sonny

    • Start Date: 20230930
    • Expected Completion Date: 20260930
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01895793
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Georgia Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: GDOT RP 23-20
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Oct 10 2023 12:24PM