Bridges

Cover of Guide to Bridge Technology Part 7: Maintenance and Management of Existing Bridges
Guide to Bridge Technology Part 7: Maintenance and Management of Existing Bridges
  • Publication no: AGBT07-09
  • ISBN: 978-1-92155-166-6
  • Published: 19 August 2009
  • Edition: 1
  • Superseded

Part 7 discusses the structural management and maintenance of existing bridges in practical technical terms including the procedures for bridges at the network level of management and at the project level of management for individual bridges. It provides documentation of practices relevant to inspection, recording, reporting, evaluation of bridge condition and fitness for purpose, monitoring and appropriate technical treatments. Strategies for the control of heavy loads and the preservation of the physical bridge asset are also discussed.