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Non-Proprietary UHPC for ABC Bridge Column Connections

Dear Visitor:

Welcome to our website!  Highlights of a research project on developing and testing innovative non-proprietary cement-based materials and Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) for Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) column seismic anchorage are presented on this website.  The study is funded by Caltrans through grant number No. 65A0607.  However, the material and opinions presented on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of Caltrans. Special thanks are due Mr. Peter Lee, the Caltrans Research Program Manager, for his support and advice.  Mr. Tom Ostrom, Dr. Mark Mahan, and Mr. Ron Bromenschenkel of Caltrans are thanked for their many helpful comments, feedback, and interest in different aspects of the project. 

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

M. Saiid Saiidi and Mohamed Moustafa