Pilot Project - Demonstration of Load Rating Capabilities through Physical Load Testing: Tech Transfer Summary, RB32-013, 2013

(2013) Pilot Project - Demonstration of Load Rating Capabilities through Physical Load Testing: Tech Transfer Summary, RB32-013, 2013. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

This project demonstrated the capabilities for load testing bridges in Iowa, developed and presented a webinar to local and state engineers, and produced a spreadsheet and benefit evaluation matrix that others can use to preliminarily assess where bridge testing may be economically feasible given truck traffic and detour lengths.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: agricultural traffic routes, agriculture, bridge, bridge capacities, bridge loads, bridge rating, Ida County, Johnson county, load restrictions, load testing, rural bridges, rural roads, Sioux County, superloads
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Bridges and tunnels
Transportation > Research
ID Code: 14919
Deposited By: Leighton Christiansen
Deposited On: 28 Aug 2013 18:44
Last Modified: 28 Aug 2013 18:44
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/14919