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Tuesday, 09 January 2018 01:00

FHWA publishes research report on Spread Footings for Highway Bridges

FHWA publishes research report on Spread Footings for Highway Bridges Credits: The Straits Times

The FHWA National Geotechnical Team announces the availability of the completed research report titled "Selection of Spread Footings on Soils to Support Highway Bridge Structures" (FHWA-RC/TD-10-001).

This report is an update to the original report published in 2010, and provides information and performance data in support of the use of spread footings bearing on competent natural soils, improved soils, and engineered fill materials as a routine alternative to deep foundations for support of bridges and other structures.

A Change Log is included as the first page of the document to show updates from the original document.

A direct link to the document is here. Questions regarding this research effort may be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 708-283-3550; or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 202-366-1554.

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