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Project ID:FHWA-PROJ-11-0173
Project Name: Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Design
Status: Active
Contact:
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
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.
Laboratories: Geotechnical Laboratory
Start Date: October 1, 2011
End Date: December 31, 2015
Goals:Updates to the current design methodology and development of geosynthetic reinforced soil (GRS) wall recommendations.
Test Methodology: Analytical
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.
Keywords: Bridges
Construction
Design
Highways
Infrastructure
Research
Soils
Subject Areas: Construction
Design
Geotechnology
Bridges and other structures
Highways