The new Bridge Deck Panel Report is a state-of-the-art guide for selecting, designing, detailing, and constructing precast full-depth deck panels for bridge construction. The report consists of four parts:
1. An introduction to the relatively new technology of full-depth precast bridge deck panel systems
2. Information on typical practice including transverse and longitudinal design and including design examples
3. Examples of successful detailing including transverse joints, horizontal shear connection, leveling and temporary support, and haunch details between beam and deck
4. Information on the production, handling, and construction of full-depth precast deck panels including quality control, construction operations, and wearing and protection systems
This informative report is relevant for new bridge deck construction of bridge deck replacement.