Bridge Task Force
The Bridge Task Force has representatives from state and territory road agencies, the National Transport Commission and the ARRB Group. The Task Force considers all aspects of bridge planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and for arranging research and testing. It is also responsible for maintaining the Austroads Guide to Bridge Technology.
The Bridge Task Force coordinates research that is working towards:
- developing enhanced bridge design guidelines
- improving evaluation methods for bridge load capacity including deterioration models
- ensuring the Austroads Guides are up-to-date and and better integrated with jurisdictional supplements
- the revision of Bridge Design Standard AS5100.
Bridge Task Force Projects
|Project Number||Project Name||Program||Sub-program||Status|
|ABT6111||Bridge assessment beyond AS5100 deterministic methodology||Assets||Bridge Task Force||Active|
|ABT6015||Optimised asset management for bridges||Assets||Bridge Task Force||Active|
|ABT2064||Properties of general purpose cement with increased percentages of limestone: phase 2||Assets||Bridge Task Force||Active|
|ABT6196||Design guidelines for the delivery of large cantilever and gantry structures||Assets||Bridge Task Force||Active|
|ABT6203||Structural and real-time bridge health monitoring||Assets||Bridge Task Force||Active|