Rapid Post-Earthquake Safety Evaluation of Bridges

A new procedure for rapid post-earthquake safety evaluation of bridges is being developed, using existing strong motion records, PGA data immediately available following an earthquake, and fragility databases, to assist responsible parties in making timely, informed...

An Innovative Procedure for Load Rating of Suspension Bridges

Over two hundred million trips are taken daily across structurally deficient bridges in the nation’s 102 largest metropolitan regions, per 2013 ASCE Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. The average age of the nation’s 607,380 bridges is currently 42 years. The...