Recent Submissions

  • Environmental Influence on the Bond Between a Polymer Concrete Overlay and an Aluminum Substrate 

    Mokarem, David W.; Huiying Zhang; Weyers, Richard E.; David A. Dillard; Dillard, John G.; Jose Gomez (Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2000-04-01)
    Chloride-ion-induced corrosion of reinforcing steel in concrete bridge decks has become a major problem in the United States. Latex-modified concrete, low-slump dense concrete, and hot-mix asphalt membrane overlays are ...
  • Implementation and Non-Destructive Evaluation of Composite Structural Shapes in the Tom's Creek Bridge 

    Hayes, M.D.; Haramis, J.; Lesko, John J.; Cousins, Thomas E.; Duke, J.C.; Weyers, Richard E. (Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2000-05-01)
    A bridge rehabilitation utilizing a hybrid fiber reinforced polymeric composite has been completed in Blacksburg, Virginia. This project involved replacing the superstructure in the Tom's Creek Bridge, a rural short-span ...
  • Evaluation of the in-service performance of the Tom's Creek Bridge fiber-reinforced polymer superstructure 

    Neely, W. D.; Cousins, Thomas E.; Phifer, S. P.; Senne, J. L.; Case, Scott W.; Lesko, J. J. (Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2003-09-01)
    The Tom's Creek Bridge is a small-scale demonstration project involving the use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite girders as the main load carrying members. It is a simply supported, short-span bridge located ...
  • Health monitoring of post-tension tendons in bridges 

    John C. Duke (Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2003-02-01)
    Post-tensioned concrete has been used in a number of bridge structures and is expected to be used more in future construction in Virginia. This type of detail offers unique advantages for improving the performance of ...