Current Projects--Bridge Engineering Center, Iowa State University
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Feb 28, 2018 Assessing Bridge Characteristics for Use and Importance as Roosting Habitats for Bats
Dec 31, 2016 Effect of Wind Induced Unsteady Vortex Shedding, Diurnal Temperature Changes, and Transit Conditions on Truss Structures Supporting Large Highway Signs
Jun 30, 2016 Investigation of the Causes of Transverse Bridge Deck Cracking
Jun 30, 2016 Economic Impact of Multi-Span, Pre-Stressed Concrete Girder Bridges Designed as Simple Span versus Continuous Span
Jun 30, 2016 Evaluation and Testing of a Light-Weight Fine Aggregate Concrete Bridge Deck in Buchanan County, Iowa
May 31, 2016 Risk-Based Bridge Management: A Methodology to Assess and Incorporate Risk in Decision-Making
Apr 30, 2016 Development of Rural Road Bridge Weigh-in-Motion System to Assess Weight and Configuration of Farm to Market Vehicles
Mar 30, 2016 Integration of Structural Health Monitoring into Mulitlayer Statewide Bridge Maintenance and Management Practices
Dec 31, 2015 Investigation of the High Strength Bolt Tightening Verification Techniques
Dec 31, 2015 Terrestrial Laser Scanning-Based Bridge Structural Condition Assessment
Sep 30, 2015 Evaluation of the Need for Longitudinal Median Joints in Bridge Decks on Dual Structures
Aug 31, 2015 Investigation of Negative Moment Reinforcing in Bridge Decks
Aug 31, 2015 Development of a Smart Timber Bridge-Phase V: Development of a Vehicle Characterization
Jul 31, 2015 Connection Details and Field Implementation of UHPC Piles - Phase II
Jun 30, 2015 Iowa ABC Connections
May 31, 2015 Improving Accuracy of the Deflection and Camber Predictions for Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders
May 31, 2015 Laboratory Investigation of Concrete Beam End Treatments
Apr 30, 2015 Iowa ABC Connections - Working Standards and Design Examples
Apr 30, 2015 Implementation of a Pilot Continuous Monitoring System: Iowa Falls Arch Bridge
Feb 12, 2015 Performance and Design of Bridge Approach Panels in Wisconsin
Jan 31, 2015 Development of Cost-Effective Timber Bridge Repair Techniques for Minnesota
Oct 31, 2014 Laboratory Investigation of Grouted Coupler Connection Details for ABC Bridge Projects
Jun 30, 2011 Preservation of Covered Bridges
Jun 30, 2011 Study of the Impacts of Implements of Animal Husbandry on Iowa Bridges
Apr 30, 2011 Structural Characterization of a UHPC Waffle Bridge Deck and Its Connections
Aug 30, 2010 Evaluation of a Bridge Constructed with Ultra High Performance Concrete
Aug 01, 2010 Field Evaluation of Methods to Minimize Transverse Glulam Deck Deflection, Phase 2
Jul 31, 2010 Implementation and Evaluation of Smart Timber Bridge Concepts to Provide Continuous Structural Condition Assessment


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