Instrumentation of a Full Depth Precast Concrete Bridge Deck System

Principal Investigator(s):

Cathy French, Professor, Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering


  • Carol Shield, Former Professor, Civil, Environmental and Geo-Engineering

Project summary:

This project consisted of the procurement and installation of a monitoring system for a precast bridge system, which was implemented to investigate rapid bridge construction/replacement. The plan for the instrumentation to be installed was developed under a research project initiated in 2004, titled "Application of Precast Decks and other Elements to Bridge Structures."

Project details:

  • Project number: 2006001
  • Start date: 09/2005
  • Project status: Completed
  • Research area: Infrastructure
  • Topics: Bridge design and sensing