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Call For Papers
Call For Papers
TRB 91st Annual Meeting
January 22-26, 2012
Call Title:
Sustainable Bridge Design
Sponsoring Committee:
AFF10 - General Structures
Co-Sponsoring Committee(s):
ADD40 - Transportation and Sustainability
Call Description:
Papers are sought to help promote and advance the state of the art and practice in sustainable bridge design and encourage a dialogue about the characteristics and definition of sustainable bridge design practices and projects. Participants are encouraged to submit papers on the characterization, implementation and evaluation of sustainable bridge design practices and projects. Topics include, but are not limited to:

* Criteria for sustainable bridge design

* Sustainable bridge performance measures

* Structural design for sustainability

* Bridge investment strategies and economic impacts

* Bridge rehabilitation, reuse and retrofit

* Green bridge materials

* Sustainable construction methodologies

* Societal functions and benefits of bridges

* Lifeline bridge design considerations

* Alternate use for bridges

* Sustainable bridge design case studies

* Climatic variability and bridge sustainability

Subject Areas(s):
Bridges and Other Structures
Maintenance and Preservation

Authors interested in submitting papers are advised to visit and review the Information for Authors. Authors submitting papers in response to this Call for Papers should submit full papers for peer review to the Transportation Research Board online at This paper submission is open from June 1 to August 1. Please show the sponsoring committee name or the Call for Papers title on the papers submission form. Please contact the Call for Papers organizer if you are submitting a paper or need additional information.

Paper Submission Requirements

TRB has a single paper submittal deadline for the Annual Meeting. Papers must be in PDF format and submitted by August 1, 2011. The paper submission website will close when it is no longer August 1 anywhere in the world. Also, authors are asked to add line numbering to their papers in their word-processing program (starting with number one on each page) prior to converting to PDF to facilitate the review process. TRB recommends that authors submit their papers well before the deadline to avoid last minute complications and delays.

Call Organizer:
Eric Yermack (

Call For Papers · TRB 91st Annual Meeting · January 22-26, 2012
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