Investigation of How Bridge Deck Design Methodology Addresses Crack Control Grant uri icon



  • At present, the Idaho Transportation Department bridge Design Manual allows engineers to use the AASHTO empirical method to design concrete bridge decks. However, ITD suspects that the majority of State DOTs across the nation do not allow the use of this bridge design. ITD has concerns that empirical deck design methods may not address crack control.

date/time interval

  • January 1, 2008 - January 1, 2010