Structures

Research related to bridge service life and durability, non-destructive testing procedures, deck joints, bridge approaches, substructures and overlays.

Please contact staff at research@dot.wi.gov for research published before FFY 2014.

Research in progress

​Project ID

​Project information

​Completion date
(expected)

​0092-21-01

​Development of Design Procedures for Concrete Adhesive Anchors
Principal Investigator: John Pearson, Wiss Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.

WisDOT Contact: Adam Swierczek (adam.swierczek@dot.wi.gov)

Request for Proposal

​10/2022
​0092-21-02

​Optimizing Bridge Abutment Slope Protection at Stream Crossings
Principal Investigator: James Hambleton, Northwestern University

WisDOT Contact: Steve Neary (steven.neary@dot.wi.gov)

Request for Proposal

​06/2022
​0092-20-01

​Analytical and Testing Methods for Rating Longitudinal Laminated Timber Slab Bridges
Principal Investigator: Brent Phares, Iowa State University

WisDOT Contact: Alex Pence (alex.pence@dot.wi.gov)

Request for Proposal

​10/2021
​0092-19-01

​Textured Epoxy Coated and Galvanized Reinforcements to Reduce Cracking in Concrete Bridge Decks and Components
Principal Investigator: Amir Poursaee, Clemson University

Request for proposal

​09/2021
​0092-19-02

​Internal Curing of Bridge Decks and Concrete Pavement to Reduce Cracking
Principal Investigator: Jose Pacheco, CTL Group - Materials & Mechanics

WisDOT Contact: Bill Oliva (william.oliva@dot.wi.gov)

Request for Proposal

​04/2021

Completed research

Project ID

​Project information

​Completion date

​0092-18-03

​Protocols for Concrete Bridge Deck Protections and Treatments

Final report Research brief

​08/2020
​0092-17-05

​Performance and Policy Related to Aluminum Box Culverts and Pipe Culverts in Wisconsin

Final report Research brief

​05/2019
​0092-17-02

​Strength and Serviceability of Damaged Prestressed Girders

Final report Research brief

​05/2019
​0092-16-04

​Staged Concrete Bridge Deck & Overlay Pours Adjacent to Live traffic

Final report Research brief

​05/2018
​0092-16-05

​Design and Performance of Highly Skewed Deck Girder Bridges

Final reportResearch brief

​05/2018
​0092-15-03

​Self-Consolidating Concrete for Prestressed Bridge Girders

Final reportResearch brief

​07/2017
​0092-14-01

​Reflective Cracking between Precast Prestressed Box Girders

Final reportResearch brief

​06/2017
​0092-13-05

​Aesthetic Coatings for Concrete Bridge Components

Final report

​03/2017
​0092-15-01

​Precast/Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girder Cracking Phase II

Final report Research brief

​05/2016
0092-15-02

Evaluation of Performance of Innovative Bridges in Wisconsin

Final report

​06/2016
​0092-12-06

​​Evaluation of Thin Polymer Deck Overlays and Deck Sealers

Final report Research brief

​02/2016
​0092-13-06

​Development and Implementation of the Next Generation Bridge Management System for Wisconsin - Phase 1 & 2

Final report phase 1 Final report phase 2

​12/2015
​0092-11-07

​Aesthetic Coatings for Bridge Components

Final reportResearch briefSupplement

​06/2015