Concrete Bridges

(Concrete Industry Contact: Gregg Freeby, National Concrete Bridge Council (NCBC),

Steel Bridges

(Steel Industry Contact: Vin Bartucca, National Steel Bridge Alliance (NSBA),

Composite Bridges

(Composites Industry Contact: John Busel, American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA),

  • American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA)
  • Composites Product Suppliers
  • DiscoverComposites applications for infrastructure
  • FRP Composites Bridges in West Virginia
  • FDOT Case Studies of FRP Installations
  • FRP Project Awards – Concrete Strengthening
  • FHWA Report on Techniques for Bridge Strengthening
  • FRP Composites Standards, Specifications, and Codes for Construction and Infrastructure
  • American Concrete Institute (ACI) – Committee 440 – Recent activity
    • ACI CODE-440.11-22: Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete Reinforced with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (GFRP) Bars—Code and Commentary
    • ACI PRC-440.10-21: Fire Resistance of FRP-Strengthened Concrete Members – TechNote
    • ACI PRC-440.7-22: Externally Bonded Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Systems Design and Construction for Strengthening Masonry Structures – Guide
    • ACI SPEC-440.12-22: Strengthening of Concrete Structures with Externally Bonded Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Materials Using the Wet Layup Method—Specification
    • ACI SPEC-440.5-22: Construction with Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcing Bars – Specification
    • ACI SPEC-440.6-08(17)(22) Specification for Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bar Material for Concrete Reinforcement (Reapproved 2022)
    • ACI SPEC-440.8-13(23) Specification for Carbon and Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Materials Made by Wet Layup for External Strengthen (Reapproved 2023)
  • ASTM – Committee D30.10 – Recent activity
    • D7290-06(2022) Standard Practice for Evaluating Material Property Characteristic Values for Polymeric Composites for Civil Engineering Structural Applications
    • D7616/D7616M-11(2023)Standard Test Method for Determining Apparent Overlap Splice Shear Strength Properties of Wet Lay-Up Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites Used for Strengthening Civil Structures
    • D7957/D7957M-22 Standard Specification for Solid Round Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
    • D8505/D8505M-23 Standard Specification for Basalt and Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Bars for Concrete Reinforcement
  • AASHTO – Complete list and current activity
    • Guide Specifications for Design of FRP Pedestrian Bridges, 1st Edition, (2008) – Note: This is currently being updated by the T-6/Special Structures Committee.
    • AASHTO LRFD Guide Specifications for Design of Concrete-Filled FRP Tubes, 1st Edition (2012)
    • AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Guide Specifications for GFRP-Reinforced Concrete, 2nd Edition (2018)
    • Guide Specifications for the Design of Concrete Bridge Beams Prestressed with Carbon Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) Systems, 1st Edition (2018)
    • Guide Specifications for Design of Bonded FRP Systems for Repair and Strengthening of Concrete Bridge Elements, 2nd Edition (2023)