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Marketing Plan for Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems (PBES)
The objective of the PBES initiative is that, by the year 2010, all State DOTs and the three Federal Lands Highway Divisions will consider the use of PBES to be a standard practice for bridge design and construction. The long–term vision is to have stockpiled PBES superstructure and substructure components which are standardized, inexpensive, durable, and rapidly erected. To achieve this goal, the PBES implementation team determined where it should be going between now and 2009:
The measure for success in a particular area is framed in the following question: Does the state DOT or Federal Lands Highway Division have a PBES policy and specification?
Three states (New York, Texas, and Washington) each have built more than 20 PBES bridges. Alabama, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia are actively pursuing PBES as a standard practice.
The core PBES marketing team includes the following members (listed alphabetically):
This page last modified on 04/04/11