Load Rating of Existing Continuous Stringers on Louisiana’s Bridges

The objective of this project is to evaluate the true capacity the above mentioned bridge structures built with continuous stringers and develop a new approach for rating those stringers, one that focuses on more accurately representing moment gradients in these structures using Cb.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $124999
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      5304 Flanders Drive, Suite A
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
    • Managing Organizations:

      Louisiana Department of Transportation

      P.O. Box 94245
      1201 Capitol Access Road
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70804-9245

      Louisiana Transportation Research Center

      4101 Gourrier Avenue
      Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
    • Project Managers:

      Cooper, Samuel

    • Performing Organizations:

      Louisiana Tech University, Ruston

      Ruston, LA  United States  71272
    • Principal Investigators:

      Sun, C

    • Start Date: 20180601
    • Expected Completion Date: 20190831
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01669059
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Louisiana Transportation Research Center
    • Contract Numbers: 18-4ST, 1000222
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: May 16 2018 11:36AM