PROJECT NUMBER: 19-1
PROJECT TITLE: Curved Integral Abutment Bridge Design
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORS: WSP USA
AGREEMENT TERM: 2/12/20 – 6/31/21
ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: 6/31/21
PROJECT OBJECTIVES: This project’s objective is to develop guidelines for the design of curved integral abutment bridges. These guidelines should address recommendations for span length, total bridge length and degree of curvature and skew, with modeling recommendations for design which are consistent with the current AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications.
REPORTS/PAPERS PUBLISHED, PRESENTATIONS MADE RELATING TO THIS PROJECT FROM THE START OF THE PROJECT: None thus far.
QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORTS: None thus far.
TECHNICAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
TC Chair: Alex Bardow: Massachusetts Department of Transportation
Raymond Basar: Connecticut Department of Transportation
Garrett Gustafson: Maine Department of Transportation
Kevin Daigle: New Hampshire Department of Transportation
Jim Lacroix: Vermont Agency of Transportation
AC Liaison: Emily Parkany, Vermont Agency of Transportation
Friend of the Committee: Nicholas Zavolas, Massachusetts Department of Transportation