Pioneering GW research recognized in Modern Steel Construction Magazine

September 11, 2017

The article “A Bridge Forward,” published in the September 2017 issue of Modern Steel Construction Magazine recognized the George Washington University for its pioneering research work on the maximum spacing for steel studs, which recently led to a major change in the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications by extending the spacing from 24 inches to 48 inches.  This research was conducted in NCHRP 12-65, sponsored by the National Academy of Science.  Dr. Sameh Badie was the principal investigator.  Scroll to page 45 of the magazine link to see the article.