Design and Construction of Geosynthetic-Reinforced Soil (GRS) Abutments for Bridge Support

The objective of this project is to develop rational, reliable design and construction guidelines for geosynthetic-reinforced soil ( GRS) bridge abutments and approaches with flexible facing elements.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 12-59

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC    20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  USA  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Hess, Timothy

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Colorado, Denver

    Center for Urban Transportation Studies, 1100 14th Street
    Denver, CO  USA  80202
  • Principal Investigators:

    Wu, Jonathan

  • Start Date: 20010801
  • Actual Completion Date: 20030801
  • Source Data: RiP Project 5712

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01459504
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 12-59
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:05PM