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GRS-IBS: An innovative bridge design

The Federal Highway Administration finds the Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System is becoming an economical and ease-of-construction alternative to some traditional bridge systems. The Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) is an innovative bridge design and come and join in on the next webinar featuring Ivar’s Road Bridge (Alaska) and Lahaina Bypass Bridge (Hawaii). Please participate in this upcoming webinar and hear how engineers in the field used this technology.

Topics and Presenters

  • GRS-IBS: What a Contractor Needs to Know
    • Roger Surdahl, Innovation Deployment Specialist, FHWA Center for Local Aid Support, Lakewood, CO
  • A GRS-IBS Length Record: Ivar’s Road Bridge
    • Nathan Jenks, Manager, FHWA Western Federal Lands Highway Division, Vancouver, WA
  • A GRS-IBS Size Record: Lahaina Bypass
    • Timothy Tam, Project Engineer, FHWA Central Federal Lands Highway Division, Honolulu, HI

Thursday, March 21, 2019
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm EST
Register 

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