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Title Abstract Full Report Year Number
Evaluation of the Need for Longitudinal Median Joints in Bridge Decks on Dual Structures   Final and summary 2015 TR-661
Improving the Accuracy of Camber Predictions for Precast Pretensioned Concrete Beams   Final, appendices, and summary 2015 TR-625
Investigation of Negative Moment Reinforcing in Bridge Decks   Final and summary 2015 TR-660
Laboratory Testing of Precast Paving Notch System
Abstract
2008 RB01-005
Elimination of Long Bridges on Streams With Small Drainage Areas
Abstract
Report
1961 HR-005
Prestressed Concrete Highway Bridges
Abstract
Report
1953 HR-25
Live Load Distribution in Four Beam I-Beam Bridges
Abstract
Report
1956 HR-12
Field Observations on Scour Around Bridge Piers and Abutments
Abstract
1956 HR-24
Scour in Stream Beds at Highway River Crossings
Abstract
1956 HR-30
Structural Behavior of Bridge Abutment Wing Walls
Abstract
Report
1959 HR-31
Prestressed Concrete Bridge Beams
Abstract
Report
1960 HR-36
Prestressed Concrete Bridge Beams
Abstract
Report
1960 HR-40
Determination of New Formula for Bearing Value of Piles
Abstract
Report
1962 HR-41
Dynamic Tests of I-Beam Bridges
Abstract
Report
1958 HR-42
Dynamic Tests of I-Beam Bridges
Abstract
Report
1958 HR-43
Use of Aluminum in Highway Bridge
Abstract
Report
1958 HR-43
Use of Aluminum in Highway Bridges
Abstract
Report
1958 HR-51
Use of Aluminum in Highway Bridges
Abstract
Report
1958 HR-61
Loss of Prestress in Prestressed Concrete Bridge Beams
Abstract
Report
1962 HR-62
Dynamic Loading on Highway Bridges
Abstract
Report
1960 HR-67
Prestressed Steel Beams
Abstract
1962 HR-73
Use of Prestressed Steel Beams in Highway Bridges
Abstract
1963 HR-74
Residual Stresses and Fatigue Behavior of Welded Structural Members
Abstract
Report
1967 HR-94
Repair and Protection of Concrete Bridge Superstructures
Abstract
Report
1969 HR-95
Camber Measurements on Prestressed Concrete Bridge Beams
Abstract
Report
1968 HR-104
Effects of Elastomeric Bearings on Dynamics of Bridges
Abstract
Report
1965 HR-105
Effects of Non-Tensioned Steel in Prestressed Concrete Beams
Abstract
Report
1967 HR-123
Creep and Shrinkage Properties of Lightweight Aggregate Concrete Used in IA
Abstract
1970 HR-136
Time Dependent Camber and Deflection of Non-Composite and Composite Lightweight Pre-Stressed Concrete Beams
Abstract
1970 HR-137
Detection of Steel Corrosion in Bridge Decks and Reinforced Concrete Pavements
Abstract
1977 HR-156
Feasibility Study on Dynamic and Ultimate Static Load Tests on Highway Bridges
Abstract
1973 HR-160
Ultimate Load Behavior of Full Scale Highway Truss Bridges
Abstract
1975 HR-169
Concrete Bridge Deck Repairs Using Injected Epoxy Resin
Abstract
1979 HR-177
Bridge Deck Delamination Study
Abstract
1978 HR-179
An Evaluation of Dense Bridge Floor Concretes
Abstract
1983 HR-192
Effects of Special Aggregate on Bridge Deck Overlay Frictional Prop.
Abstract
1986 HR-205
Feasibility Study of Strengthening Existing Single Span Steel Beam Concrete Deck Bridges.
Abstract
1981 HR-214
Settlement at Culverts
Abstract
1984 HR-219
Protection of Structural Concrete Substructures
Abstract
1992 HR-220
Part 1 - Nonlinear Pile Behavior in Integral Abutment Bridges
Abstract
1982 HR-227 Part I
Part II - Nonlinear Finite Element Study of Piles in Integral Abutment Bridges
Abstract
1982 HR-227 Part II
Part 1 - Strengthening of Existing Single Span Steel Beam Concrete Deck Bridges
Abstract
1983 HR-238
Part 2 - Strengthening Existing Single Span Steel Beam Concrete Deck Bridges
Abstract
1985 HR-238
Part 3 - Strengthening of Existing Single Span Steel Beam Concrete Deck Bridges
1985
Engineering Study to Evaluate Secondary Bridges With Respect to Current Truck L X W Laws
Abstract
1982 HR-239
Final Report - Load Ratings for Secondary Bridges
1991 HR-239
Phase III - Load Ratings for Standard Bridges
1998 HR-239
Phase IV - Load Rating for Standard Bridges
2008 HR-239
Design of Piles for Integral Abutment Bridges
Abstract
1984 HR-252
An Engineering Study to Update 24 Ft. Secondary Bridge Standards
Abstract
Report
1988 HR-263
Data Acquisition and Computer Plotting of Delamtect Data
Abstract
1985 HR-269
Piling Stresses in Bridges With Integral Abutments - Phase 3
Abstract
1987 HR-273
Long Term Structural Movement
Abstract
1986 HR-275
Strengthening Existing Continuous Composite Bridges
Abstract
1987 HR-287
Validation of Design Recommendations for Integral Bridge Abutment Piles
Abstract
1989 HR-292
Field Measurement of Bridges for Long Term Structural Movement
Abstract
1988 HR-295
Alternate Method of Bridge Strengthening
Abstract
1989 HR-302
Development of Expert System for Forecasting Frost on Bridges and Roads in Iowa
Abstract
1991 HR-305
Sediment Control in Bridge Waterways
Abstract
1990 HR-307
Strengthening of Existing Continuous Span Steel Beam Concrete Deck Bridges by Post-Tensioning
Abstract
1990 HR-308
Precast Prestresssed Concrete Panel Subdecks in Skewed Bridges
Abstract
1991 HR-310
Precast Prestresssed Concrete Panel Subdecks in Skewed Bridges
Abstract
1991 HR-313
Precast Prestresssed Concrete Panel Subdecks in Skewed Bridges
Abstract
1991 HR-314
Precast Prestresssed Concrete Panel Subdecks in Skewed Bridges
Abstract
1991 HR-319
Constructability in the Bridge Design Process
Abstract
1991 HR-320
Development of Evaluation, Rehabilitation, and Strengthening Concepts for Low Volume Bridges
Abstract
1993 HR-323
Design Methodology for Corrugated Metal Pipe Tiedowns
Abstract
1993 HR-332
Design Methodology for Post-Tension Strengthening of Concrete Span Bridges
Abstract
1993 HR-333
Vol 1 - Epoxy-Coated Strands in Composite Precast Prestressed Concrete Panels
Abstract
1993 HR-353
Vol 2 - Epoxy-Coated Strands in Composite Precast Prestressed Concrete Panels
1994 HR-353
An Engineering study to Design Triple Box Culvert Standards
Abstract
Report
1995 HR-354
The Role of Magnesium in Concrete Deterioration
Abstract
Report
1994 HR-355
Automated Recording of Bridge Inspection Data in the Pontis Format
Abstract
1995 HR-364
Evaluation of Bridge Replacement Alternatives for County Bridges
Abstract
1994 HR-365
Investigation of High Density Polyethylene Pipe for Highway Applications
Abstract
1996 HR-373
Investigation of Plastic Pipe for Highway Applications, Phase II
Abstract
1997 HR-373A
Vol. 1 - Investigation of Two Bridge Alternatives for Low Volume Roads -
Abstract
1997 HR-382
Vol. 2 - Investigation of Two Bridge Alternatives for Low Volume Roads
1997 HR-382
Testing of Old Reinforced Concrete Bridges
Abstract
Report
1997 HR-390
Development of Stage-Discharge Relations for Ungaged Bridge Waterways in Western Iowa
Abstract
2010 TR-567
Structural Design, Construction and Evaluation of a Pre-stressed Concrete Bridge Using Ultra High-Performance Concrete Pi Girders
Abstract
2011 TR-574
Field/Laboratory Testing of Damaged Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges
Abstract
1999 HR-397
Field Testing of Integral Abutments
Abstract
2005 HR-399
Construction of Iowa HWY 60 Precast Prestressed Concrete Pavement Bridge Approach Slab Demonstration Project
Abstract
2007 HR-1085
Impact of Deck Cracking on Durability
Abstract
1998 TR-405
Hydro-surface Preparation and Coating for Painted Structural Steel
Abstract
1999 TR-407
Phase II Volumes 1 and 2 - Investigation of Two Bridge Alternatives for Low Volume Roads
Spreadsheet
2000 TR-410 Vol 1
Phase II Volumes 1 and 2 - Investigation of Two Bridge Alternatives for Low Volume Roads
Abstract
2000 TR-410 Vol 2

Iowa Barrier Rail Mix Design Development

  Mix Design report 2000 MLR-98-01

Core Analysis of Portland Cement Concrete Slip Formed Barriers

  Core Analysis report 2000 MLR-98-01
Use of Railroad Flat Cars for Low Volume Bridges
Abstract
1999 TR-421
Steel Diaphragms in Prestressed Concrete Girder Bridges
Abstract
2004 TR-424
Evaluation of High-Slump Concrete for Bridge Deck Overlays
Abstract Tech brief (2005)
2001 TR-427
Effective Structural Concrete Repair
Abstract
2004 TR-428
Volume 1 - Repair of Impact Damaged Prestressed Concrete Beams with CFRP
2004 TR-428 Volume 1
Volume 2 - Use of FRP to Prevent Chloride Penetration in Bridge Columns
2004 TR-428 Volume 2
Volume 3 - Evaluation of Repair Materials for Use in Patching Damaged Concrete
2004 TR-428 Volume 3
Evaluation of Appropriate Evaluation, Repair and Rehabilitation Methods for Iowa Bridges
Abstract
1999 TR-429
Retrofit Methods for Distortion Cracking Problems in Plate Girder Bridges
Abstract
2003 TR-436
Performance of Strip Seals in Iowa Bridges, Pilot Study
Abstract
1998 TR-437
Integral Abutment Bridge With Precast Concrete Piles
Abstract
2001 TR-438
Field and Laboratory Evaluation of Precast Concrete Bridges
Abstract
2001 TR-440
Demonstration Project using Railroad Flatcars for Low-Volume Road Bridges
Abstract
2003 TR-444
Development of Bridge Load Testing Process for Load Evaluation
Abstract
2003 TR-445
The Effects of Headcut and Knickpoint Propagation on Bridges in Iowa
Abstract
2008 TR-541
Alternative Solutions to Meet the Service Needs of Low Volume Bridges in Iowa
Abstract
2004 TR-452
Low Water Stream Crossings: Design and Construction Recommendations
Abstract
2001 TR-453
Low Water Stream Crossings: Design and Construction Recommendations, Selection and Design Guide
Abstract
2003 TR-453M
Investigation of the Modified Beam-in-Slab Bridge System
Abstract
2004 TR-467
Technical Report - Investigation of the Modified Beam-in-Slab
Bridge System
2004 TR-467 Volume 1
Design Manual - Investigation of the Modified Beam-in-Slab
Bridge System
2004 TR-467 Volume 2
Design Guide - Investigation of the Modified Beam-in-Slab
Bridge System
2004 TR-467 Volume 3
Iowa Bridge Backwater Software
Abstract
2003 TR-476
Identification of the Best Practices for Design, Construction, and Repair of Bridge Approaches
Abstract
2005 TR-481
Development of Abutment Design Standards for Local Bridge Designs
Abstract
2004 TR-486
Development of Design Methodology - Development of Abutment Design Standards for Local Bridge Designs
2004 TR-486 Volume 1
Design Manual - Development of Abutment Design Standards for Local Bridge Designs
2004 TR-486 Volume 2
Verification of Design Methodology - Development of Abutment Design Standards for Local Bridge Designs
2004 TR-486 Volume 3
Spread Sheet Template
2008 TR-486 Template
Evaluation of Steel Bridges (Volume I): Monitoring the
Structural Condition of Fracture-Critical Bridges using Fiber Optic Technology
Abstract
2007 TR-493
Evaluation of Steel Bridges (Volume II): Structural Health Monitoring System for Secondary Road Bridges
2007 TR-493
Development of Standard Plans for the Design of Single Span Pre-Tensioned, Pre-Stressed Concrete Beam Bridges with Concrete Abutments - H24SI-05 PP, 2005
Abstract
2005 TR-496 H24SI
Development of Standard Plans for the Design of Single Span Pre-Tensioned, Pre-Stressed Concrete Beam Bridges with Concrete Abutments - H30SI-05 PP
Abstract
2005 TR-496 H30SI
Field Testing of Railroad Flat Car Bridges
Abstract
2007 TR-498
Field Testing of Railroad Flatcar Bridges Volume II: Multiple Spans
2007 TR-498
Effectiveness of Electro-Chemical Chloride Extraction for the Iowa Avenue Pedestrian Bridge
Abstract
2005 TR-499
Extensions to the Iowa Culvert Hydraulics Software – The Design of Energy Dissipaters, 2005
Abstract
2005 TR-504
Decision Support Model for Assessing Archaeological Survey Needs for Bridge Replacement Projects in Iowa
Abstract
2006 TR-513
An Illustrated Guide For Monitoring and Protecting Bridge Waterways Against Scour, 2006
Abstract
2006 TR-515
Field Investigation of Hydraulic Structures Facilitating Fish abundance and Passage Through Bridges in Western Iowa Streams
Abstract
2006 TR-521
Investigation of Steel Stringer Bridges - Phase II: Substructures and Superstructures, Oct 2007
Abstract
2007 TR-522
2007 TR-522
Development of an Improved Integral Bridge Abutment-to-Approach Slab Connection
Abstract
2008 TR-530
Evaluation of Design Flood Frequency Methods for Iowa Streams
Abstract
2009 TR-533
Instrumentation and Monitoring of Precast, Post-Tensioned Bridge Approach Pavement
Abstract
2008 TR-539
Development of Continuous Concrete Bridge Standards
Abstract
Standard (website)
TR-542
Development of Self-Cleaning Box Culvert Designs
Abstract
2009 TR-545
Timber Preservation Treatments for Highway Applications
Abstract
2008 TR-552
Improved Method for Determining Wind Loads on Highway Sign and Traffic-Signal Structure
Abstract
2008 TR-559
Bridge Rail and Approach Railing for Low-Volume Roads In Iowa
Abstract
2010 TR-592
Bridge Deck Overlay
Abstract
1990 HR-501
Two Layer Bridge Deck
Abstract
1990 HR-502
Bridge Deck Membranes (Scott Co., Linn Co.)
Abstract
Report
1987 HR-503
Galvanized Bridge Deck Reinforcing
Abstract
1992 HR-504
Bridge Deck Joint Seals (IA-80-04) (Black Hawk Co.)
Abstract
Report
1990 HR-505
Bridge Deck Joint Seals (IA-80-03) (Woodbury Co.)
Abstract
Report
1990 HR-505
Bridge Deck Joint Seals (IA-82-01) (Wapello Co.)
Abstract
Report
1990 HR-505
Cathodic Protection for a Continuous Box Girder Bridge Deck
Abstract
Report
1993 HR-553
Development of LRFD Procedures for Bridge Pile Foundations in Iowa
Abstract
2010 TR-573
Redesigned Bridge Approach Sections
Abstract
Report
1979 HR-1007
Cost of Corrosion of Highway Structural Steel
Abstract
Report
1979 HR-1016
Bridge Deck Repair and Maintenance (Demo 51)
Abstract
1989 HR-1036
Cathodic Protection for Reinforced Concrete Bridge Decks (Demo 34)
Abstract
Report
1986 HR-1044
Electrochemical Chloride Extraction of Bridge Pier Caps DTFH71-97-TE044-IA-49
Abstract
Report
2002 HR-1072
High Performance Concrete Bridge Deck Overlays for County Bridges
Abstract
2002 HR-2107
A Study of the Reliability of the ASTM C-666 Freeze-Thaw Test
Abstract
1972 MLR-7201
Bridge Deck Waterproofing Membrane Study
Abstract
1974 MLR-7401
An Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Deck Resurfacing in Iowa
Abstract
1974 MLR-7501
A Further Evaluation of Concrete Bridge Deck Surfacing in Iowa
Abstract
1979 MLR-7901
An Evaluation of Fly Ash in Bridge Deck Concrete
Abstract
1985 MLR-8402
Evaluation of Fiber Mesh Synthetic Fibers in PCC Bridge Barrier Rail
Abstract
1988 MLR-8817
Low Permeability Concrete for Bridge Deck Overlay
Abstract
1993 MLR-8901
Effects of Heat Straightening Structural Steel
Abstract
1992 MLR-9103
Strand Testing Burlington Bridge
1992 MLR-9202
New Method for Breaking High Strength Prestress Cable
1997 MLR-9706
The Deleterious Chemical Effects of Concentrated Deicing Solutions on Portland Cement Concrete
Abstract
2008 TR-480
Precast Concrete Elements for Accelerated Bridge Construction
2009 TR-561
Precast Concrete Elements for Accelerated Bridge Construction
2009 TR-561
Precast Concrete Elements for Accelerated Bridge Construction
2009 TR-561
Use of Ultra-High Performance Concrete
Abstract
2008 TR-558
Quantitative Mapping of Waterways Characteristics at Bridge Waterways
Abstract
2008 TR-569
Adding Scour Estimation to the Iowa Bridge Backwater Software"
Iowa Bridge Hydraulics Installation Software
2010 TR-564
Ultra High Performance Concrete Bridge Wapello County
Abstract
2010 TR-529
On-The-Spot Damage Detection Methodology for Highway Bridges
Abstract
2010 TR-610
Instrumentation and Monitoring of Precast Bridge Approach Tied to an Integral Abutment Bridge in Bremer County   Report 2010 90-00-0000-005
Wind Monitoring of the Saylorville and Red Rock Reservoir Bridges with Remote, Cellular-Based Notifications
Abstract Report 2012 RB03-009
Final Report on the I-129 Missouri River Bridge Deck Condition Assessment Using Non-Destructive
Testing Methods
  Report 2012 RB20-011
Performance Evaluation of Iowa Bridge Decks Constructed with Epoxy-coated Reinforcing Bars   Report 2011 RB06-011
An Experimental Validation of a Statistical-Based Damage Detection Approach   Report 2011 0000-006
INVESTIGATION AND EVALUATION OF IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION BRIDGE DECK EPOXY INJECTION PROCESS   Interim report 2011 EPOX-011
Effects of Implements of Husbandry (Farm Equipment) on
Pavement Performance
  Report 2012 TR-563
Modified Sheet Pile Abutments for Low-Volume Road Bridges Summary Report 2012 TR-568
A Feasibility Study on Embedded Micro-Electromechanical Sensors and Systems (MEMS) for Monitoring Highway Structures Summary Report 2011 TR-575
Development of LRFD Procedures for Bridge Pile Foundations in Iowa: Volume II Summary Report 2011 TR-583
Development of LRFD Procedures for Bridge Pile Foundations in Iowa: Volume III Summary Report 2012 TR-584
Field Testing and Evaluation of a Demonstration Timber Bridge Summary Report 2012 TR-604
Evaluation of the Buena Vista IBRD Bridge: A Furthering of Accelerated Bridge Construction in Iowa Summary Report 2012 TR-605
Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil for Low-Volume Bridge Abutments Summary   2012 TR-621
Timber Abutment Piling and Back Wall Rehabilitation and Repair Summary Report 2012 TR-616
Assessment of Weathering Steel Bridge Performance in Iowa and Development of Inspection and Maintenance Techniques   Report 2013 RB17-012
Laboratory and Field Testing of an Accelerated Bridge Construction Demonstration Bridge: US Highway 6 Bridge over Keg Creek Abstract Report 2013 RB02-012
Feasibility Study for Detection and Quantification of Corrosion in Bridge Barrier Rails Summary Report 2013
RB11-012
Design Guide for Precast UHPC Waffle Deck Panel System, including Connections   Report 2013 RB12-012
Development of a Database for Drilled SHAft Foundation Testing (DSHAFT)   Report 2012 RB01-010
Demonstration of Load Rating Capabilities through Physical Load Testing Summary

Report 1
Sioux County.

Report 2
IDA County

Report 3
Johnson County

2013 RB32-013
Evaluation of Phased Array Ultrasonic Testing for Bridge Inspection   Report 2013 RB16-012
Evaluation of Hand Held Infrared Cameras for Bridge Deck Inspection   Report 2013 RB15-012
RFID Tags for Detecting Concrete Degradation
in Bridge Decks
Abstract Report 2013 RB08-011
Bridge Damage Detection: Integration of Structural Health Monitoring System Concepts and Components – A Statewide Collaboration Tech Brief

Report Vol. 1
Report Vol. 2
Report Vol. 3

2013 TR-636
Wind Loads on Dynamic Message Cabinets and Behavior of Supporting Trusses Tech brief Report 2013 TR-612
Bridge Rating Manual   Report 2014 TR-646
Iowa Mass Concrete for Bridge Foundations Study – Phase II Tech Brief Report 2014 RB09-011
Field Monitoring of Curved Girder Bridges with Integral Abutments   Report 2014 TPF-5(169)
Standards for Single Span Prefabricated Bridges   Report 2014 TR-663
Structural Characterization of UHPC Waffle Bridge Deck and Connections   Report 2014 TR-614
An Adaptive Field Detection Method For Bridge Scour Monitoring Using Motion-Sensing Radio Transponders (RFIDs)   Report 2014 TR-617
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