Developing a New Construction Policy for Bridge Management

by Kenneth J. Boedecker, Jr., W.R. Grace & Co, Charleston, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation


The SHRP Program and other rehabilitation strategies are based on extending the life of concrete bridge elements. In the Bridge Inventory are a number of bridges that must be reconstructed. In addition the change in demographic patterns require new bridges to enhance the development of the infrastructure.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Bridge management | Concrete bridges | Load and resistance factor design | Bridge design | Lifeline systems | Concrete construction | Inventories

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