Highway Research Record

BRIDGE ENGINEERING
SUMMARY

Research work reported in the area of bridge engineering comprises a variety of projects covering laboratory investigations, investigations for foundation and investigations for structural design. The report includes one completed project and six on-going/new projects.

SALIENT POINTS FOR DISCUSSION
1. Studies for Aerodynamic Stability of Cable Stayed Bridge Decks
2. Study on Hard Topping for Distressed CC Wearing Coats and Concrete Pavements
3. Creation of data base on bridge information System for the State of Tamil Nadu
4. Creation of database to analyse the pile load test conducted by Highways Research Station.
5. Distress Diagnostic, Performance Evaluation and Bridge Management System for Concrete Bridges.
6. Dynamic Response of Prestressed Concrete Bridges
7. Creation of National Test facility, Formulation of Guidelines, Specifications, manual of Practice for Design and Execution of     Expansion Joints