PROOF LOAD TESTING AND MONITORING OF AN FRP COMPOSITE BRIDGE

New York State opened its first fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) composite bridge to the traveling public in October 1998. A prefabricated E-glass FRP system replaced a badly deteriorated concrete slab superstructure on rural State Route 248 in Steuben County. Prior to opening the bridge to vehicular traffic, the bridge was tested for proof load. Strains and deflections were monitored and compared to those obtained from a design model. This paper briefly describes the bridge design and field test results.

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    Technomic Publishing Company, Incorporated

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  • Authors:
    • Yannotti, A P
    • Alampalli, S
    • O'Connor, J
    • Schongar, G
    • Greenberg, H
    • Norfolk, M
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  • Publication Date: 2000

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 281-286

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  • Accession Number: 00793137
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 1566769493
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 8 2000 12:00AM