Research

Research for Short Span Steel Bridges

This section provides various research and development reports for short span steel bridge structures.

Research Resources

Press Brake Tub Girders - West Virginia

Research Reports: Development and Experimental Testing of Press Brake Tub Girders

Seven volume research report on the development and testing of steel press brake formed tub girders.

Jesup South Bridge - eSPAN140

Research Report: eSPAN140 Performance Assessment of Jesup South Bridge

Report is to discuss the development of eSPAN140 and its associated design standards.

Research Report: An Assessment Of Weathering Steel Bridges In West Virginia

Report provides an assessment of the performance of the weathering steel bridges in West Virginia.

Audrain County Steel Bridge

Short Span Shake-Up

Missouri short span bridge study finds steel saved 25% over concrete.

OH Bridge - Muskingum County

Research Report: Life Cycle Costs Matter When Comparing Steel and Concrete Girder Bridges

Dr. Barker developed a database to determine and compare the life cycle costs of steel and concrete girder bridges.