|St. Joseph County
|Michigan Department of Transportation
|Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP)
|Award Fiscal Year
|The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will use pre-stressed concrete bulb tee beams utilizing Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) pre-stressing strands on M-86 over the Prairie River Bridge in St. Joseph County. MDOT expects the deployment of this innovation to demonstrate a structure that is safe for the motoring public, meets or exceeds user needs, requires minimal maintenance and provides a service life of 100 years or more.
Southwest Region Bridge Engineer
Michigan Department of Transportation