New Technical Brief “Hydraulic Considerations for Shallow Foundation Abutments” from FHWA

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has released a Memorandum implementing the new Technical Brief (TechBrief) “Hydraulic Considerations for Shallow Foundation Abutments.”  The TechBrief provides programmatic and technical considerations for evaluating and mitigating abutment scour at bridges with shallow foundations.  This information supersedes certain materials on shallow foundations in two FHWA Hydraulic Engineering Circulars (HEC-18 “Evaluating … Read moreNew Technical Brief “Hydraulic Considerations for Shallow Foundation Abutments” from FHWA