Complex Pier Scour and Contraction Scour in Cohesive Soils

The objective of this research is to develop and verify a cost- effective procedure to accurately predict the maximum scour for bridges founded in or on cohesive materials.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 24-15

  • 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:

    Texas A&M Transportation Institute

    Texas A&M University System
    3135 TAMU
    College Station, TX  USA  77843-3135
  • Principal Investigators:

    Briaud, Jean-Louis

  • Start Date: 19990201
  • Actual Completion Date: 20021130
  • Source Data: RiP Project 2327

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01459653
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: National Cooperative Highway Research Program
  • Contract Numbers: Project 24-15
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:08PM