Continued Advancements in Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) for Foundations, Substructures and Other Geotechnical Features

The project objectives are to: (1) Revise and update comprehensive bridge design examples to reflect the most recent changes to Sections 3, 10 and 11 of the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Standards; (2) Redevelop instructor led and web-based training for transportation engineers responsible for substructure and foundation design of bridges; and (3) Identify research needs for continued advancement, and improved reliability and cost effectiveness of load and resistance factor design (LRFD) methodologies for substructures and foundations.


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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01548892
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: TPF-5(227)
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 29 2014 1:00AM