Evaluation and Monitoring of Kentucky's New Pipe Policy

The objectives of this project are to: (1) monitor installation and inspection of culverts and storm sewers installed using the pipe policy dates August 2008; (2) conduct random evaluations of each pipe type being installed (metal, concrete, HDPE, and PVC); (3) evaluate the effectiveness of new pipe policy; (4) review pipe policies and design guidelines for other agencies; and (5) develop strategy to update the current Culvert Fill Height Tables and design policy.


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    • Status: Active
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

      State Office Building, Clinton and High Streets
      Frankfort, KY  USA  40622
    • Project Managers:

      Byrd, Jamie

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Kentucky, Lexington

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

      Graves, R

    • Start Date: 20090701
    • Actual Completion Date: 20120630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 23927

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01461875
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: University of Kentucky, Lexington
    • Contract Numbers: P10-394
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:53PM