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Iowa State University--Becoming the Best

Bridge Construction Practices Using Incremental Launching, NCHRP Project 20-07/Task 229


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Project status

In progress

Start date: 12/15/06
End date: 12/14/07


Sponsor(s): National Academy of Sciences

About the research

Abstract: The objectives are to review and discuss the state-of-the-practice of incremental launching of bridges around the world and to identify the critical issues for consideration in design and construction of bridges using incremental launching. A strategic plan for increasing the use of incremental launching in the U.S. will also be developed.