Experimental Evaluation of Existing and Retrofit Designs of Bridge Finger Joints

The project will experimentally evaluate the current and improved expansion joint designs under different loading conditions. Full-scale finger plate designs will be built and tested in the laboratory to evaluate their performance and fatigue life.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $370859
  • Contract Numbers:

    DTRT13-G-UTC37

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology

    University Transportation Centers Program
    Department of Transportation
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    Midwest Transportation Center

    Iowa State University
    2711 S Loop Drive, Suite 4700
    Ames, IA  United States  50010-8664

    Missouri Department of Transportation

    1617 Missouri Boulevard
    P.O. Box 270
    Jefferson City, MO  United States  65102
  • Performing Organizations:

    University of Missouri, Columbia

    Department of Civil Engineering
    Columbia, MO  United States  65211
  • Principal Investigators:

    Orton, Sarah

  • Start Date: 20150901
  • Expected Completion Date: 20161231
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01579695
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Midwest Transportation Center
  • Contract Numbers: DTRT13-G-UTC37
  • Files: UTC, RiP
  • Created Date: Oct 27 2015 10:17AM