Experimental Evaluation of Existing and Retrofit Designs of Bridge Finger Joints
- Sarah Orton | University of Missouri - Columbia
Start date: 09/01/15
End date: 12/31/16
- Midwest Transportation Center
- Missouri Department of Transportation
About the research
The project will experimentally evaluate the current and improved expansion joint designs under different loading conditions. Full-scale finger plate designs will be built and tested in the laboratory to evaluate their performance and fatigue life.