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
  • Funding: $299998.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 12-59

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

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

    Hess, Timothy

  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Colorado, Denver

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

    Wu, Jonathan

  • Start Date: 20010801
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • 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