Recent Submissions

  • Implementation and Non-Destructive Evaluation of Composite Structural Shapes in the Tom's Creek Bridge 

    M.D. Hayes; J. Haramis; Lesko, John J.; Cousins, Thomas E.; J.C.Duke; Weyers, Richard E. (Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2000-05-01), FHWA/VTRC 00-CR7
    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 ...
  • 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), FHWA/VTRC 00-CR6
    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 ...
  • Evaluation of the in-service performance of the Tom's Creek Bridge fiber-reinforced polymer superstructure 

    W. D. Neely; Cousins, Thomas E.; S. P. Phifer; J. L. Senne; Case, Scott W.; J. J. Lesko (Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research, 2003-09-01), VTRC 04-CR5
    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), VTRC 03-CRt3
    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 ...