Use of Ultra-Lightweight Geofoam to Reduce Stresses in Highway Culvert Extensions

This project examines alternative lightweight materials when roadways are widened and culverts must be extended and develops guidelines for using ultra-lightweight geofoam in highway culvert extension design.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Final Report: KTC-05-34-SPR-297-05-1I


  • English


  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $325000.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    KYSPR 05-297

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

    State Office Building, Clinton and High Streets
    Frankfort, KY  United States  40622
  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Kentucky, Lexington

    Kentucky Transportation Center
    College of Engineering, 176 Raymond Building
    Lexington, KY  United States  40506-0281
  • Principal Investigators:

    Hopkins, Tommy

  • Start Date: 20040914
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20050101
  • Source Data: RiP Project 12375

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01460496
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: University of Kentucky, Lexington
  • Contract Numbers: KYSPR 05-297
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:26PM