Development of Standard for Lifting Loops in Shallow Precast Deck Beams

Review of available literature and current practice. Load testing to failure of lifting loops that are cast inside of shallow precast members such that the performance and capacity of the precast structure at the point of lifting is evaluated. Load testing to failure of lifting loops that are fully embedded within concrete cylinders so that the full rupture strength of the lifting loop strands is evaluated.


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    • Status: Completed
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
      Springfield, IL  United States  62764
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
      205 North Mathews Avenue
      Urbana, IL  United States  61801-2352
    • Principal Investigators:

      Hart, Chris

      Kuchma, Daniel

    • Start Date: 20050701
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20090630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 24797

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01461736
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R54
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:51PM