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Covered Bridge Preservation Research, Development, and Technology: Interagency Agreement II with the Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-12-0055
Project Abstract: 

Under this interagency agreement the following activities/studies have been initiated to develop technologies and methodologies to preserve, rehabilitate, and restore historic covered bridges and timber bridges, and for education and technology transfer: I.  Inspection, Preservation, and Maintenance of Covered Bridges Advanced Field Evaluation Tools for Condition Assessment of Wood Members in Covered BridgesImproving Understanding of Moisture Effects on Outdoor Wood Adhesive BondlinesEarly Detection and Eradication of Termite Infestations Destructive to Covered Bridge Structures by Acoustic EmissionII. Strengthening and Rehabilitation - No studies this period.III. System Behavior Covered Bridge Rating Through Load Testing - Phase IIImproved Analytical Techniques for Historic Covered Bridges - Phase IIGRS-Timber BridgeIV. Education and Technology TransferWebinarsMaintenance of the World Guide to Covered Bridges

Research HUB ID: 
7666
Project Status: 
Active
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount): 
$1,170,000
Start Date: 
Monday, July 2, 2012
End Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2019
Public Access Plan: 
No
Laboratory: 
J. Sterling Jones Hydraulics Research Laboratory
FHWA AMRP Program: 
Infrastructure
FHWA AMRP Activity: 
Structures

Contact Information

First Name: 
Sheila
Last Name: 
Duwadi
Phone Number: 
(202) 493-3106
Email Address: 
Team: 
Infrastructure Analysis and Construction Team
Office:
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Office Code: 
HRDI-20

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