RE-CAST UTC Project Information

Project Title

Durability of GFRP Bar Reinforcement Extracted from In-service Concrete Structures


Missouri University of Science and Technology

Principal Investigator

John J. Myers
Missouri University of Science and Technology

PI Contact Information; 573-341-6618

Funding Source(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization)

Missouri S&T $31,920
Hughes Brothers $5,063
MoDOT $20,000*
RE-CAST $63,862
* Solicited.

Total Project Cost


Matching Agency ID or Contract Number

Missouri S&T: In-Kind
Hughes Brothers: TBD
RE-CAST: 00059416

RE-CAST Grant Award Number


Start and End Dates

Start Date: January 1, 2017
End Date: December 31, 2019

Brief Description of Research Project

This project will investigate the field performance of FRP bars used in actual bridge structures built in the late 1990’s and 2000’s. To date there is limited data worldwide and no reported data in the US on FRP bars extracted from in-situ structures. This project is undertaken with the partner university Univ. of Miami.

Describe Implementation of Research Outcomes


Impacts/Benefits of Implementation


Web Links

Project website:

Final report: PDF