Scour at Bridge Foundations on Rock
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Scour at Bridge Foundations on Rock

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 717: Scour at Bridge Foundations on Rock presents a methodology for estimating the time rate of scour and the design scour depth for a bridge founded on […]

TRB Publication: Cost-Effective and Sustainable Road Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control
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Cost-Effective and Sustainable Road Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 430: Cost-Effective and Sustainable Road Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control presents information on cost-effective and sustainable road slope stabilization techniques, with a focus on shallow or near-surface […]

NCHRP Synthesis Report 429: Geotechnical Information Practices in Design-Build Projects
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Geotechnical Information Practices in Design-Build Projects

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Synthesis 429: Geotechnical Information Practices in Design-Build Projects addresses how states use geotechnical information in solicitation documents and contracts for design-build highway projects. The report examines current practices […]

TRB Rockfall Characterization and Control
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Rockfall: Characterization and Control

This fall, TRB will release Rockfall: Characterization and Control, which will address rockfall hazard identification and evaluation, investigation process, mitigation options, and maintenance and management programs. The 400 page publication will include a DVD with […]

Design Guidelines for Increasing the Lateral Resistance of Highway-Bridge Pile Foundations by Improving Weak Soils
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Design Guidelines for Increasing the Lateral Resistance of Highway-Bridge Pile Foundations by Improving Weak Soils

Lateral loads on bridges can result from earth pressure, seismic forces, wind loads, traffic or even ship impact or wave action. In cases where lateral loads govern, it is not uncommon to see designers add […]

Design Guidelines for Increasing the Lateral Resistance of Highway-Bridge Pile Foundations by Improving Weak Soils
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Design Guidelines for Increasing the Lateral Resistance of Highway-Bridge Pile Foundations by Improving Weak Soils

TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 697: Design Guidelines for Increasing the Lateral Resistance of Highway-Bridge Pile Foundations by Improving Weak Soils examines guidance for strengthening of soils to resist lateral forces on […]