Geosynthetically Confined Soil and Integrated End Bent

An in-depth review on current specifications and usage guidelines for Geosynthetically Confined Soil (GCS) and Integrated End Bent (IEB), used by other Departments of Transportation nationwide, will be conducted. In-situ performance data will be provided to assist design engineers, specification writers, construction inspectors and maintenance personnel with the selection, design and construction of GCS and IEB interacted with soil and bridge superstructure without expansion joints.


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    • Status: Active
    • Contract Numbers:

      KYSPR 14-473

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

      200 Mero Street
      Frankfort, KY  USA  40622
    • Project Managers:

      Siwula, Jason

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Kentucky, Lexington

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

      Sun, Liecheng

    • Start Date: 20130701
    • Actual Completion Date: 20160630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 36095

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01514619
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: University of Kentucky, Lexington
    • Contract Numbers: KYSPR 14-473
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Feb 20 2014 1:00AM