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bridgesmall.gif (4301 bytes)Seismic Vulnerability of the National Highway System

Year 1 Research Task Statements

Task B1-1:

Review of ROAD-1 Seismic Analysis Software
Subject Area: Loss Estimation Methodologies

Task B1-2:

Support and Extensions for Review of ROAD-1 Seismic Risk Analysis Software
Subject Area: Loss Estimation Methodologies

Task C1-1:

State-of-Practice-Survey and Strawman Seismic Design and Retrofit Manual for Long-Span Bridges
Subject Area: Long-Span Bridges - Design and Retrofit Manual

Task C2-1:

Long Period Ground Motions and Spatial Variation Review
Subject Area: Long Span Bridges - Ground Motion and Geotechnical Studies

Task C2-2:

Pile Group Effects
Subject Area: Long Span Bridges - Ground Motion and Geotechnical Studies

Task C3-1:

Steel Truss Bridge Braced Pier and Substructure Connection Behavior
Subject Area: Long Span Bridges - Structural Studies

Task D1-1:

Performance Review of Seismically-Isolated Structures
Subject Area: Earthquake Protective Systems

Task D1-2:

Theoretical Formulation for Highly Damped Bridge Systems
Subject Area: Earthquake Protective Systems

Task D2-1:

Intelligent Bearings - State-of-the-Art Review
Subject Area: Earthquake Protective Systems

Task D3-1:

Manual for the Design and Retrofit of Bridges with Earthquake Protective Systems
Subject Area: Earthquake Protective Systems

Task E1-1:

Behavior and Displacement Capacity of Pile and Pier-to-Cap Connections
Subject Area: Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering

Task E1-2:

Foundation Design for Liquefaction-Induced Lateral Displacements
Subject Area: Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering

Task E2-1:

Ground Remediation for Silty Soils Using Stone Columns
Subject Area: Geotechnical and Foundation Engineering

Task F1-1:

Post-Earthquake Assessment of Retrofitted Bridges - Technology Review
Subject Area: Special Studies

Task F2-1:

Design and Implementation of Seismic Instrumentation for the Cape Girardeau Cable-Stayed Bridge
Subject Area: Special Studies

Task F2-2:

Hardware Acquisition for the Cape Girardeau Cable-Stayed Bridge
Subject Area: Special Studies

Task F3-1:

NCHRP Project 12-49 Technical Support and Special Studies
Subject Area: Special Studies

Task F3-1(a):

Parameters Studies and Design Impacts
Subject Area: NCHRP Project 12-49 Supporting Studies

Task F3-1(b):

Geotechnical Performance Criteria Workshop
Subject Area: NCHRP Project 12-49 Supporting Studies

Task F3-1(c): 

Steel Seismic Design Criteria Workshop
Subject Area: Special Studies

Task F4-1:

Earthquake Reconnaissance
Subject Area: Special Studies

Task G2-1:

Third FHWA National Seismic Conference on Bridges and Highways
Subject Area: Technology Exchange and Transfer

Task G3-1:

International Workshop on Mitigation of Seismic Effects on Transportation Structure
Subject Area: International Activities

Task G3-2:

Second International Workshop on Mitigation of Seismic Effects of Transportation Structures
Subject Area:  Technology Exchange and Transfer

Task G3-3:

International Workshop on Lessons Learned from Recent Earthquakes- KGM/FHWA U.S.-Turkey Workshop
Subject Area:  Technology Exchange and Transfer

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