Experimental Evaluation of Existing and Retrofit Designs of Bridge Finger Joints

Project Details
STATUS

In-Progress

START DATE

09/01/15

END DATE

12/31/16

RESEARCH CENTERS InTrans, CTRE, MTC
SPONSORS

Midwest Transportation Center
Missouri Department of Transportation
USDOT/OST-R

Researchers
Principal Investigator
Sarah Orton

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.


Funding Sources:
Midwest Transportation Center
Missouri Department of Transportation ($297,289.00)
USDOT/OST-R ($73,570.00)
Total: $370,859.00

Contract Number: DTRT13-G-UTC37

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