Monitoring of Nine Bridges with Parallam Bridge Decks

This project deals with monitoring bridges decks constructed with Parallam deck panels, which are composed of structural composite lumber that is stiffened by wide flange steel stringers. The objective is to conduct field testing and evaluation on all of the Parallam bridges in West Virginia and to propose appropriate changes to current practices and new specifications to make Parallam bridge decks the preferred bridge deck for low-volume roads.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $223185.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      RP 218

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      West Virginia Department of Highways

      1900 Kanawha Building East
      Charleston, WV  United States  25365

      Federal Highway Administration

      700 Washington Street, East
      Charleston, WV  United States  25301
    • Performing Organizations:

      West Virginia University Research Corporation, Morgantown

      886 Chestnut Ridge Road
      Morgantown, WV  United States  26506
    • Start Date: 20070821
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20090821
    • Source Data: RiP Project 17749

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01459894
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: West Virginia Department of Highways
    • Contract Numbers: RP 218
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:14PM