Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Application

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General Information
Study Number: SPR-2(155)
Lead Organization: Federal Highway Administration
Contract Start Date: Aug 12, 1991
Solicitation Number: 62
Partners: AZDOT, CA, FHWA, GADOT, HI, ID, IL, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PADOT, SD, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY
Contractor(s): Earth Engineering and Sciences, Inc.
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Contract End Date: Dec 31, 1997
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $543,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $543,000.00
100% SP&R Approval: Not Requested
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Al DiMillio
Phone: 202- 493-3035
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Al DiMillio
Phone: 202- 493-3035
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Arizona Department of Transportation 1991 $5,000.00
Arizona Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00
Arizona Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00
California Department of Transportation 1991 $20,000.00 Tom Hoover Tom Hoover 916-324-2906 Tom_Hoover@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1992 $20,000.00 Tom Hoover Tom Hoover 916-324-2906 Tom_Hoover@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1993 $20,000.00 Tom Hoover Tom Hoover 916-324-2906 Tom_Hoover@dot.ca.gov
Federal Highway Administration 1991 $30,000.00 Alfred Logie Alfred Logie 703-404-6201
Federal Highway Administration 2005 $0.00 Alfred Logie Alfred Logie 703-404-6201
Georgia Department of Transportation 1992 $15,000.00 Tom Scruggs Lamar Caylor 404-363-7583
Hawaii Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
Idaho Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00 Tri Buu
Idaho Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 Tri Buu
Idaho Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00 Tri Buu
Illinois Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Doy Mascunana Doy Mascunana 217-782-5597 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Illinois Department of Transportation 1992 $10,000.00 Doy Mascunana Doy Mascunana 217-782-5597 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Kansas Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 1991 $15,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Jon Huseby Jon Huseby 612-779-5503
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1992 $10,000.00 Jon Huseby Jon Huseby 612-779-5503
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1993 $10,000.00 Jon Huseby Jon Huseby 612-779-5503
Missouri Department of Transportation 1991 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1996 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1997 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1998 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1999 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 2000 $5,000.00
Montana Department of Transportation 1993 $25,000.00 Richard Jackson Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
Montana Department of Transportation 1997 $10,000.00 Richard Jackson Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2005 $0.00
New Mexico Department of Transportation 2005 $0.00
New York State Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1993 $1,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1994 $1,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1995 $1,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
North Dakota Department of Transportation 2005 $0.00
Ohio Department of Transportation 1991 $5,000.00 Gene Geiger Gene Geiger 614- 275-1318 Gene.Geiger@dot.state.oh.us
Ohio Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 Gene Geiger Gene Geiger 614- 275-1318 Gene.Geiger@dot.state.oh.us
Ohio Department of Transportation 1993 $40,000.00 Gene Geiger Gene Geiger 614- 275-1318 Gene.Geiger@dot.state.oh.us
Oklahoma Transportation 1991 $5,000.00 Curt Hayes C. Hixon 405-521-2671
Oklahoma Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 Curt Hayes C. Hixon 405-521-2671
Oklahoma Transportation 1993 $20,000.00 Curt Hayes C. Hixon 405-521-2671
Oregon Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 George Machan Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00 George Machan Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 George Machan Keith Martin
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
South Dakota Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
Utah Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov
Virginia Department of Transportation 1994 $15,000.00 Edward Hoppe Edward Hoppe 804-293-1960
Washington State Department of Transportation 1997 $50,000.00 J. Strada William Carr 202- 671-1371 williamp.carr@dc.gov
Washington State Department of Transportation 1998 $50,000.00 J. Strada William Carr 202- 671-1371 williamp.carr@dc.gov
Wisconsin Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Phil DeCabooter Phil DeCabooter 608-267-0452 phil.decabooter@dot.state.wi.us
Wisconsin Department of Transportation 1992 $10,000.00 Phil DeCabooter Phil DeCabooter 608-267-0452 phil.decabooter@dot.state.wi.us
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Gary Riedli Gary Riedli 307-777-4475

Objectives

To develop procedures that can be used to predict long-term strength losses of geosynthetics used in highway applications.

Comments

Three final reports on major task areas have been printed and distributed. A fourth final report on another major task area is being processed. The three available reports are FHWA-RD-97-142, "Stress Cracking Potential of HDPE Geogrids"; FHWA-RD-97-143, "Development of Protocols for Confined Extension/Creep Testing of Geosynthetics for Highway Applications"; and FHWA-RD-97-144, "Testing Protocols for Oxidation and Hydrolysis of Geosynthetics."

Subjects: Highway and Facility Design Soils, Geology, and Foundations

Documents Attached
Title File/Link Type Private Download
TECH Brief: Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Application http://ntl.bts.gov/lib/9000/9900/9910/01-050.pdf Final Report Public

Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Application

General Information
Study Number: SPR-2(155)
Lead Organization: Federal Highway Administration
Contract Start Date: Aug 12, 1991
Solicitation Number: 62
Partners: AZDOT, CA, FHWA, GADOT, HI, ID, IL, KS, LA, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PADOT, SD, UT, VA, WA, WI, WY
Contractor(s): Earth Engineering and Sciences, Inc.
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Contract End Date: Dec 31, 1997
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $543,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $543,000.00
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Al DiMillio
Phone: 202- 493-3035
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Al DiMillio
Phone: 202- 493-3035
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Arizona Department of Transportation 1991 $5,000.00
Arizona Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00
Arizona Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00
California Department of Transportation 1991 $20,000.00 Tom Hoover Tom Hoover 916-324-2906 Tom_Hoover@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1992 $20,000.00 Tom Hoover Tom Hoover 916-324-2906 Tom_Hoover@dot.ca.gov
California Department of Transportation 1993 $20,000.00 Tom Hoover Tom Hoover 916-324-2906 Tom_Hoover@dot.ca.gov
Federal Highway Administration 1991 $30,000.00 Alfred Logie Alfred Logie 703-404-6201
Federal Highway Administration 2005 $0.00 Alfred Logie Alfred Logie 703-404-6201
Georgia Department of Transportation 1992 $15,000.00 Tom Scruggs Lamar Caylor 404-363-7583
Hawaii Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
Idaho Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00 Tri Buu
Idaho Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 Tri Buu
Idaho Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00 Tri Buu
Illinois Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Doy Mascunana Doy Mascunana 217-782-5597 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Illinois Department of Transportation 1992 $10,000.00 Doy Mascunana Doy Mascunana 217-782-5597 DOT.BMPR.RESEARCH@illinois.gov
Kansas Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 1991 $15,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Jon Huseby Jon Huseby 612-779-5503
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1992 $10,000.00 Jon Huseby Jon Huseby 612-779-5503
Minnesota Department of Transportation 1993 $10,000.00 Jon Huseby Jon Huseby 612-779-5503
Missouri Department of Transportation 1991 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1995 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1996 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1997 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1998 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 1999 $5,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 2000 $5,000.00
Montana Department of Transportation 1993 $25,000.00 Richard Jackson Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
Montana Department of Transportation 1997 $10,000.00 Richard Jackson Susan Sillick 406-444-7693 ssillick@mt.gov
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2005 $0.00
New Mexico Department of Transportation 2005 $0.00
New York State Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1993 $1,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1994 $1,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
New York State Department of Transportation 1995 $1,000.00 Verne McGuffey Verne McGuffey 518-457-4712
North Dakota Department of Transportation 2005 $0.00
Ohio Department of Transportation 1991 $5,000.00 Gene Geiger Gene Geiger 614- 275-1318 Gene.Geiger@dot.state.oh.us
Ohio Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 Gene Geiger Gene Geiger 614- 275-1318 Gene.Geiger@dot.state.oh.us
Ohio Department of Transportation 1993 $40,000.00 Gene Geiger Gene Geiger 614- 275-1318 Gene.Geiger@dot.state.oh.us
Oklahoma Transportation 1991 $5,000.00 Curt Hayes C. Hixon 405-521-2671
Oklahoma Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 Curt Hayes C. Hixon 405-521-2671
Oklahoma Transportation 1993 $20,000.00 Curt Hayes C. Hixon 405-521-2671
Oregon Department of Transportation 1992 $5,000.00 George Machan Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1993 $5,000.00 George Machan Keith Martin
Oregon Department of Transportation 1994 $5,000.00 George Machan Keith Martin
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
South Dakota Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00
Utah Department of Transportation 1991 $0.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov
Virginia Department of Transportation 1994 $15,000.00 Edward Hoppe Edward Hoppe 804-293-1960
Washington State Department of Transportation 1997 $50,000.00 J. Strada William Carr 202- 671-1371 williamp.carr@dc.gov
Washington State Department of Transportation 1998 $50,000.00 J. Strada William Carr 202- 671-1371 williamp.carr@dc.gov
Wisconsin Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Phil DeCabooter Phil DeCabooter 608-267-0452 phil.decabooter@dot.state.wi.us
Wisconsin Department of Transportation 1992 $10,000.00 Phil DeCabooter Phil DeCabooter 608-267-0452 phil.decabooter@dot.state.wi.us
Wyoming Department of Transportation 1991 $10,000.00 Gary Riedli Gary Riedli 307-777-4475

Study Description

Objectives

To develop procedures that can be used to predict long-term strength losses of geosynthetics used in highway applications.

Comments

Three final reports on major task areas have been printed and distributed. A fourth final report on another major task area is being processed. The three available reports are FHWA-RD-97-142, "Stress Cracking Potential of HDPE Geogrids"; FHWA-RD-97-143, "Development of Protocols for Confined Extension/Creep Testing of Geosynthetics for Highway Applications"; and FHWA-RD-97-144, "Testing Protocols for Oxidation and Hydrolysis of Geosynthetics."

Subjects: Highway and Facility Design Soils, Geology, and Foundations

Title File/Link Type Private
TECH Brief: Durability of Geosynthetics for Highway Application Final Report Public

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