|Award Recipient||North Carolina Department of Transportation|
|Innovation||Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil-Integrated Bridge System|
|Award Fiscal Year||2015|
|Description||The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) will replace a bridge in Anson County, SR 1600 (Rocky Mtn. Church Road) over Big Branch Creek, with a one span cored slab superstructure and a Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil-Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) substructure. The goal is to replace an existing bridge faster and at a lower cost using a non-traditional foundation type.|
|Duration/Status||Anticipate completion by Summer 2016|
|Project Contact||Brian Hanks, P.E.
Assistant State Structures Engineer