TRB Webinar: Using Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Bridges

This webinar was posted on 02/22/2023

This webinar has been canceled.

Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) has proven to be a versatile option in repair, retrofitting, and new designs of different portions of bridges. TRB hosted a webinar on Wednesday, April 12, 2023 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM Eastern that shared completed and ongoing research on the application of UHPC and requirements for using it in retrofitting and repair projects. Presenters provided guidance on the design of UHPC precast members and detailing requirements for pretensioning, reinforcement, and local and global behavior of such members. Presenters also shared international examples of utilizing UHPC material for the construction of bridges.

This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committee on Concrete Bridges.

The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.


Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) advancements on the application of UHPC – Christina Freeman, FDOT

  2. The Malaysia Perspective: Making UHPC prefabricated bridge elements as standard products – Voo Yen Lei, University of New South Wales

  3. Question and answer session moderated by Reza Baie, Modjeski and Masters, Inc.

The first 60 minutes of the webinar was presentations and the final 30 minutes was audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Detail the range of UHPC applications in bridge construction and rehabilitation

  2. Approach the design and detailing of bridges that utilize UHPC

  3. Reference different international projects that have adopted UHPC material for construction of new bridges