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NCHRP 25-25/Task 72 [Completed]

Current Practices to Address Construction Vibration and Potential Effects to Historic Buildings Adjacent to Transportation Projects
[ NCHRP 25-25 (Research for the AASHTO Standing Committee on the Environment) ]

  Project Data
Funds: 75000
Research Agency: ICF International/Wilson, Ihrig & Associates
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Carman
Effective Date: 7/13/2011
Completion Date: 9/13/2012
Comments: Completed and report submitted to AASHTO SCOE

This synthesis compiles current and successful practices on the analysis and mitigation of vibration impacts to historic buildings resulting from roadway projects.  In addition, this compilation includes current and successful practices that help the general public and historic preservation stakeholders understand the science behind these analyses in terms of the extent that vibration impacts may adversely impact historic buildings.

The final report is posted here.  A fact sheet highlighting results is posted here.

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