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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-11-0173
Project Name:   Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Design
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  October 1, 2011
End Date:  December 31, 2015
Contact Information
Last Name:  Adams
First Name:  Michael
Telephone:  202-493-3025
E-mail:  mike.adams@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Bridge and Foundation Engineering Team [HRDI-40]
Program:   Innovative Bridge Research and Deployment
Laboratory:   Geotechnical Laboratory
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   The work involves the refinement to current geosynthetic reinforced soil (GRS) Integrated Bridge System (IBS) guidance and development of GRS wall design recommendations.
Goals:   Updates to the¬†current design methodology and development of geosynthetic reinforced soil (GRS) wall recommendations.
Product Type:   Article
Research report
Support
Technical report
Test Methodology:   Analytical, laboratory, field monitoring.
Expected Benefits:   Advancement to the current practice of building structures with geosynthetics.
Deliverables: Name: Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Design.
Product Type(s): Research report, Technical report, Article, Support
Description: Updated geosynthetic reinforced soil (GRS) design recommendations.
FHWA Topics:   Roads and Bridges--Design
TRT Terms:   Bridges
Construction
Design
Highways
Infrastructure
Research
Soils
FHWA Disciplines:   Geotechnical
Design
Construction and Project Management
Subject Areas:   Construction
Design
Geotechnology
Bridges and other structures
Highways

 

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