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Accelerated Bridge Construction Project

Location Dodge County, WI Dodge County Logo
Award Sub-recipient Dodge County
Innovation Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil-Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) and Precast Box Section Superstructure
Award Fiscal Year 2015
Project Aspect Construction
Description The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and Dodge County were selected as recipients of an AID Demonstration grant to deploy the Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil – Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) coupled with Wisconsin’s new generation Precast Box Section (PBES) Superstructure as a complete Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) system on two locally owned bridges in Wisconsin. Local bridge owners will have the opportunity to see first-hand the benefit of time and cost savings as well as safety advantages of a complete ABC system. The two local bridges are in close proximity to each other and will provide an opportunity to showcase substructure and superstructure technologies during a single showcase to 72 Wisconsin county highway departments, various other municipalities, design consultants, and construction contractors.
Grant Award $676,000
Partner Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Project Video Project Video
Project Contact James Luebke, P.E.
Structural Development Engineer
WisDOT - Bureau of Structures
(608) 266-5098

Peter Thompson, P.E.
Assistant Highway Commissioner
Dodge County Highway Department
(920) 386-3655


Fawn Thompson
Program Coordinator
(404) 562-3917

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