Evaluation of a Steel Girder Bridge Strengthened Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer Plates

Project status


Start date: 09/01/02
End date: 08/31/05


Principal investigators:

Co-principal investigators:

Student researcher:

  • Yoon-Si Lee

About the research

The recent development of high performance materials like fiber reinforced polymers provide the potential to rehabilitate steel girder bridges in a cost effective manner. This project will strengthen one bridge and document and evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment.


Sponsor(s): Iowa Department of Transportation