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Development of Earthquake-Resistant Precast Pier Systems for Accelerated Bridge Construction in Nevada


Dear Visitor:

Welcome to our website!  Highlights of a research projects on earthquake-resistant precast bridge system are presented on this site.  The study was funded by the Nevada Department of Transportation agreement number P555-14-803.  However, the material and opinions presented on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of NDOT.  Special thanks are due Mr. Mark Elicegui, the NDOT Chief of Structures Division and Mr. Troy Martin, the NDOT Assistant Chief of Structures Division for their interest and advice on different aspects of the project, and Mr. Mike Harmon of Titan Construction Supply for donating high strength grout.

Please feel free to use the material from this site with acknowledgement that includes statements such as “…funded by the Nevada Department of Transportation and directed by M. Saiidi at the University of Nevada, Reno.”  We welcome your comments about this site.

M. Saiid Saiidi