Bridge and Structures

Completed Projects
TitleYearReport #Researcher
TRS: Local Bridge Removal Policies and Programs2017TRS1702
Casey
Large Corrugated Metal Pipe Repair Techniques: A Survey of Practice and Related Resources2015TRS1510
Quantifying the Impact of Bridge Maintenance Activities on Deterioration: A Survey of Practice and Related Resources2015TRS1509
State of the Practice for Managing, Maintaining and Operating Culverts: A Review of Deterioration Curves and Tools2015TRS1508
Transportation Agency Practices Currently Employed for Bridge Maintenance Painting Operations: Findings from a National Survey2014TRS1404
Applications of Computational Fluid Dynamics for River Simulation: State of the Practice2013TRS1311
TRS: Bridge Safety Inspection and NBIS Bridge Inspection Program Administration2013TRS1308
Sovell
Ultra-Thin Polymer Concrete Overlays for Bridges MPR-1(009)2012TRS1212
Reza
Culvert Repair Best Practices, Specifications, and Special Provisions: Task C Research Synthesis2012TRS1209
Wagener
Innovative Bridge Construction for Minnesota Local Roads - Synthesis Report2012TRS1203
Dorgan
TRS- Bridge Deck Cracking2011TRS1105
Rettner
Re-tightening the Large Anchor Bolts of Support Structures for Signs and Luminaires 20182018-27
Chen
Improving the Quality of Bridge Inspections Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)20182018-26
Lovelace
A Rational Method of Surface Treatment Selection for Concrete Bridge Deck Thin Polymer Overlays20182018-24
MacDonald
BR27568 - Experimental Shear Capacity Comparison Between Repaired and Unrepaired Girder Ends20182018-07
Shield
Implementation of a Refined Shear Rating Methodology for Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges20172017-48
Beisswenger
Multi-Beam Sonar Infrastructure Mapping Research20172017-40
Lovelace
Phased Array Ultrasonic Steel Corrosion Mapping for Bridges and Ancillary Structures20172017-33
Lovelace
Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Bridge Inspection Demonstration Project - Phase II20172017-18
Lovelace
Enhanced Culvert Inspections - Best Practices Guidebook20172017-16
Wolsfeld
Vacuum Grouting of Post Tensioned Bridges20172017-04
Chauvin
Feasibility of Vibration-Based Long-Term Bridge Monitoring Using I-35W St. Anthony Falls Bridge20172017-01
Linderman
Investigation of Shear Distribution Factors in Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges20162016-32
French
MnDOT Fracture Critical System Analysis for Steel Bridges20162016-22
Lovelace
Effect of Temperature on Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girder Strand Stress During Fabrication20152015-50
French
Next Generation Bridge Management Tools and Inspection20152015-47
Bektas
2015-45A: Development of Cost-Effective Timber Bridge Repair Techniques for Minnesota 2015-45B: Cost-Effective Timber Bridge Repairs: Manual for Repairs of Timber Bridges in Minnesota20152015-45B
2015-45A
201545PP
Phares
Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Bridge Inspection Demonstration Project20152015-40
Lovelace
Protocols and Criteria for Acoustic Emission Monitoring of Fracture-Critical Steel Bridges20152015-36
Schultz
Minnesota Steel Culvert Pipe Service-Life Map20152015-31
Marr
Matrix (Partially Grouted) Riprap Lab Flume Study20152015-15
Marr
Development and Integration of Advanced Timber Bridge Inspection Techniques for NBIS20152015-01
Brashaw
Deterioration Rates of Minnesota Concrete Bridge Decks20142014-40
Olson
Modeling and Monitoring the Long-Term Behavior of Post-Tensioned Concrete Bridges20142014-39
French
Scour Monitoring Technology Implementation20142014-37
Marr
Anchorage of Shear Reinforcement in Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders20142014-36
French
Concrete Bridge Deck Crack Sealant Evaluation and Implementation20142014-34
Oman
Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Pile Driving Project - Phase II Study20142014-16
Paikowsky
Acoustic Emission Monitoring of a Fracture-Critical Bridge20142014-15
Schultz
Analysis of Bridge Deck Cracking Data20142014-09
Rettner
Culvert Repair Best Practices, Specifications and Special Provisions - Best Practices Guidelines20142014-01
Wagener
Wakota Bridge Thermal Monitoring Program - Part 1: Analysis and Monitoring Plan - Part II: Data Analysis and Model Comparison20132013-11
2013-12
Schultz
Synthesis of Bridge Approach Panels Best Practices20132013-09
Reza
Full-Depth Precast Concrete Bridge Deck System: Phase II20122012-30
French
A Research Plan and Report on Factors Affecting Culvert Pipe Service Life in Minnesota20122012-27
Marr
Instrumentation, Monitoring, and Modeling of the I-35W Bridge20122012-24
French
Validation of Prestressed Concrete I-Beam Deflection and Camber Estimates20122012-16
French
Development of Best Practices for Inspection of PT Bridges in Minnesota20122012-09
Schokker
Accommodating Fish Passage at River Crossings20112011-19
Nieber
Development of an Advanced Structural Monitoring System20102010-39
Schultz
Decision Support for Scour Monitoring on River Bridges20102010-14
Marr
Discrepancies in the Shear Strength of Prestressed Beams with Different Specifications20102010-03
French
Developing Flexural Vibration Inspection Techniques for Wooden Bridges20092009-40
Brashaw
Increasing Pile Driving Efficiency for Bridge Foundations20092009-37
2009-38
Budge
Effect of Concrete Materials on Permeability of Concrete Mixes Used in Mn/DOT Paving Projects20092009-34
Bridge Health Monitoring and Inspection: A Survey of Methods20092009-29
Schultz
Cost Analysis of Fish-Friendly Culvert Designs20092009-20
Nieber
Crack and Concrete Bridge Deck Sealant Performance20092009-13
Schultz
Self-Compacting Concrete for Prestressed Bridge Girders20082008-51
Shield
Corrosion Performance of Epoxy-Coated Reinforcement Bars20082008-47
Pincheira
Validating Mn/DOT's Precast Composite Slab Span System20082008-41
French
Shear Capacity of Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders20072007-47
Shield
Putting Research into Practice: Implementing a Fatigue Detail Classification Scheme for MnDOT's Steel Bridges20072007-22
Schultz
Improving the Strength and Stability of Prestressed Concrete Through-Girder Pedestrian Bridges20072007-08
Schultz
Application of Precast Decks and Other Elements to Bridge Structures20062006-37
French