Examining New Strengthening Alternatives of Bridge Beams to Identify the Most Viable Practice

The objective is to evaluate alternative bridge beam strengthening concepts and compare the outcomes on the basis of practicality and performance. Four identical 16-ft beams have been built to examine the alternative schemes and to avoid experimenting with the more precious large scale girders.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • No formal report published


  • English


  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $15228.00
  • Contract Numbers:


    K-TRAN: KSU-04-2 NP

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Kansas Department of Transportation

    Eisenhower State Office Building
    700 SW Harrison Street
    Topeka, KS  United States  66603-3754
  • Project Managers:

    Reed, Calvin

  • Performing Organizations:

    Kansas State University's Center for Transportation Research

    2118 Friedler Hall
    Manhattan, KS  United States  66506-5000
  • Principal Investigators:

    Peterman, Robert

    Rasheed, Hayder

  • Start Date: 20030601
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20080801
  • Source Data: RiP Project 8200

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01536045
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: RE-0337-01, K-TRAN: KSU-04-2 NP
  • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 28 2014 1:01AM