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Webinar Recording

Title:Seismic Repair/Retrofit of Cast In Place or Precast Columns of Reinforced Concrete Bridge Piers
Date Recorded:May 12, 2020
Project #:MPC-491, MPC-405
Report #:MPC-18-348, MPC-17-321

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In a webinar held May 12, 2020, Dr. Pantelides discussed cost-effective and proven repair methods to bridge structures that have been severely damaged in cyclic tests simulating strong earthquakes. Both cast-in-place bridges and bridges constructed using Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems are considered. These repair methods comply with the Accelerated Bridge Construction initiatives set forth by the FHWA and DOTs. The repair is rapid and inexpensive compared to replacement and could be used to repair bridge structures after strong earthquakes to improve seismic resilience of the infrastructure.

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