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Precast Bridge Deck Seismic Design

Dear Visitor:

Welcome to our website!  Highlights of a research project on seismic performance of precast bridge superstructure consisting of precast deck panels and concrete or steel girders are presented on this site.  The study is funded by Caltrans through Contract No. 59A0519.  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.   

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

Ahmad Itani and M. Saiid Saiidi