Bats and Bridges Project

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General Information
Study Number: SPR-3(066)
Lead Organization: Texas Department of Transportation
Solicitation Number: 212
Partners: FL, GADOT, TX, UT
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Oct 02, 2008
Contract End Date:
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $0.00
Total Commitments Received:
100% SP&R Approval: Approved
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Martha Norwood
MNorwood@dot.state.tx.us
Phone: 512-465-7404
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Florida Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Georgia Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Texas Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Utah Department of Transportation 0 $0.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov

Objectives

To identify key physical characteristics (e.g. bridge design, surrounding land use, etc.) that determine bat use of highway structures across varied climatic and habitat areas on a national scale.

Comments

Closed out. Once featured in a National Geographic article, this study developed a bridge design that will allow, and encourage, bats to live in harmony with specified bridges. (2/13/01)

Subjects: Bridges, Other Structures, and Hydraulics and Hydrology Energy and Environment

Documents Attached
Title File/Link Type Privacy Download
Bats in American Bridges http://www.batcon.org/bridge/ambatsbridges/index.html Report Public
Bats 'N' Bridges - Brochure http://www.dot.state.tx.us/env/pdf/publicat/Bats.pdf Study Summary Public

Bats and Bridges Project

General Information
Study Number: SPR-3(066)
Lead Organization: Texas Department of Transportation
Solicitation Number: 212
Partners: FL, GADOT, TX, UT
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Oct 02, 2008
Contract End Date:
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $0.00
Total Commitments Received:
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Martha Norwood
MNorwood@dot.state.tx.us
Phone: 512-465-7404
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Florida Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Georgia Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Texas Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Utah Department of Transportation 0 $0.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov

Study Description

Objectives

To identify key physical characteristics (e.g. bridge design, surrounding land use, etc.) that determine bat use of highway structures across varied climatic and habitat areas on a national scale.

Comments

Closed out. Once featured in a National Geographic article, this study developed a bridge design that will allow, and encourage, bats to live in harmony with specified bridges. (2/13/01)

Subjects: Bridges, Other Structures, and Hydraulics and Hydrology Energy and Environment

Title File/Link Type Private
Bats in American Bridges Report Public
Bats 'N' Bridges - Brochure Study Summary Public

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