TRB Webinar: Using Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Bridges

This webinar was posted on 09/12/2023

October 18, 2023 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
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, October 18, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 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. Simplified UHPC design and specifications – Maher K. Tadros, University of Nebraska

  2. Florida Department of Transportation advancements on the application of UHPC – Christina Freeman, FDOT

  3. UHPC application in preservation and repair – Andy Foden, HNTB Corporation

  4. Question and answer session moderated by Reza Baie, Parsons

The first 60 minutes of the webinar were for presentations and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants can:

  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


Professional Development Hours

This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.