Guidelines for Risk-Based Inspection and Strength Evaluation of Suspension Bridge Main Cable Systems

The objectives of this research were to (1) develop guidelines for risk-based inspection and strength evaluation of suspension bridge main cable systems using probabilistic approaches and (2) plan and conduct a workshop for suspension cable bridge owners to demonstrate the use of proposed guidelines. The guidelines are presented in a format suitable for adoption by AASHTO. 


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $365899
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 12-115

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Abu-Hawash, Ahmad

  • Performing Organizations:

    Modjeski & Masters, Incorporated

    P.O. Box 2345
    Harrisburg, PA  United States  17105-
  • Principal Investigators:

    Martin, Barney

  • Start Date: 20180814
  • Expected Completion Date: 20221031
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 41744

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01640233
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 12-115
  • Files: TRB, RIP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 4 2017 10:32AM