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Publications tagged with [bridge foundation]

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<p>Unknown bridge foundations present a unique challenge to Departments of Transportation (DOT) across the country since foundation characteristics are a necessary input to assess scour vulnerability and to develop appropriate scour countermeasures. A number ...
Reference: FHWA-PA-2013-003-TEM 002, Final Report 12/14/2012 – 8/13/2013
Railway transitions experience differential movements due to differences in track system stiffness, track damping characteristics, foundation type, ballast settlement from fouling and/or degradation, as well as fill and subgrade settlement. This differential ...
Reference: Proceedings of International Symposium on Geotechnical Engineering for High-Speed Transportation Infrastructure, Hangzhou, China, October 26-28, 2012
Construction issues when using drilled shafts for bridge foundations
Reference: Geo-Strata, May-June 2011
The Massman - Traylor - Alberici team developed a redesigned foundation system for the main pylon and anchor foundations which utilizes their equipment and experience along with field load test measurements to optimize the foundations.
Reference: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Conference on Deep Foundations, 2011, Boston,
Construction issues when using drilled shafts for bridge foundations.
Reference: Deep foundation, Spring 2010
This paper examines the structural behavior of bridge timber piles under eccentric compression loading. Samples of the piles were retrieved from a recently collapsed bridge and experimentally tested under compression and combined compression and flexure. The ...
Reference: Engineering Structures 32 (2010) 2237-2246
This report explores recommended changes to Section 10 of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Load Resistance Factor Design Bridge Design Specifications for the strength limit state design of shallow foundations.
Reference: NCHRP Report 651, TRB
This report develops and calibrates procedures and modifies the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Section 10, Foundations for the Strength Limit State Design of Shallow Foundations. The material in this report will be of immediate interest to bridge ...
The coexistence period of old geotechnical standards based on a global safety system parallel to Eurocodes ended in Austria by June 2009. Therefore specific case histories of projects designed according to Eurocodes, especially to EC 7-1 are not yet available. ...
Reference: From Research to Design in European Practice, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, June 2 – 4, 2010
This report explores the current state of practice for fixed scour bridge monitoring.
Reference: NCHRP Synthesis 396, TRB