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World Guide to Covered Bridges Database, Geographic Information Systems, and Website

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-08-0035
Project Status: 
Completed
Start Date: 
Friday, September 12, 2008
End Date: 
Monday, September 30, 2013
FHWA Program: 
Infrastructure
FHWA Subprogram: 
Structures
FHWA Topics: 
Roads and Bridges--Structures
TRT Terms: 
Covered Bridges; Wooden Bridges; Infrastructure; Bridges; Research; Geographic Information Systems; Global Positioning System
FHWA Discipline: 
Structures
TRB Subject Area: 
Bridges and other structures, History

Contact Information

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

Project Details

Project Description: 

Cultural Resources Geographic Information Systems (CRGIS), a National Park Service (NPS) program that develops geospatial standards and data for cultural resources, will perform tasks to update the database and develop an interactive Web site. Creation of the Web site by CRGIS and the NPS Resource Information Management Division (RIMD) will be coordinated in all phases of development with the National Wood in Transportation Center, which will ultimately be the permanent host of the Covered Bridge Web site.

Goals

The primary objective of this project is to update the database of covered bridges in the United States that is currently on the World Guide to Covered Bridges, which will be available as an interactive Web site.

Deliverables

Deliverable Name: 
World Guide to Covered Bridges in the United States
Deliverable Type: 
Techbrief
Deliverable Description: 
This project will produce a fully interactive georeference Web site that contains the World Guide to Covered Bridges in the United States.