DESIGNING TO REDUCE MAINTENANCE
(Paper 9). Throughout the course of preparation of contract documents for a project, the designer must be aware of the possible need for maintenance of the structure and provide suitable access and means of replacement of those components subject to wear and tear or to damage during the service life of the facility. The judicious selection of material and structure type, together with appropriate design standards will assist in minimizing maintenance but seldom will it render the structure completely maintenance free (a) (TRRL)
- Proceedings from the NAASRA Bridge Maintenance Seminar, Sydney, September 1979.
New South Wales Department of Main Roads,Australia309 Castlereagh Street
Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
- Gralton, J
- Publication Date: 1979-9
- Pagination: 8 p.
- TRT Terms: Bridges; Concrete; Conferences; Design; Design standards; Durability; Maintenance; Minimization; Paving; Steel; Structural design; Surfacing
- ITRD Terms: 3455: Bridge; 3493: Bridge surfacing; 4755: Concrete; 8525: Conference; 9011: Design (overall design); 3847: Maintenance; 4542: Steel
- Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Design; Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; I24: Design of Bridges and Retaining Walls;
- Accession Number: 00310272
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: ARRB Group Ltd.
- Files: ITRD, TRIS, ATRI
- Created Date: Oct 27 1980 12:00AM