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FOURTH NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON BRIDGE RESEARCH IN PROGRESS:
 
RESEARCH ABSTRACT
 
Title:
Behavior of Laterally Loaded Piles Supporting Bridge Abutments
Author(s) and Affiliation(s):
J. Harold Deatheridge, Edwin G. Burdette and David W. Goodpasture University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
 
Principal Investigator:
Edwin G. Burdette
Sponsor(s):
Tennessee Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration
Research Start Date:
April 1996
Expected Completion Date:
July 1997
Research Objectives:
To determine the behavior of the interface between piles and concrete pile caps and to determine the distribution of moments along the length of the pile.
Expected Products or Deliverables:
Comprehensive report describing results of the research.

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