Bridge scour, often neglected, can result in catastrophic failure or at least in pier settlement and span misalignment. In addition to the inspection of visible portions of bridges, foundation elements and adjacent river bottoms should also be examined at intervals. The mechanics of scour and methods of sounding river beds, along with the interpretation or results, are discussed.

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    Simmons-Boardman Publishing Corporation

    508 Birch Street
    Bristol, CT  United States  06010
  • Authors:
    • Collins, T J
  • Publication Date: 1980-4

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 34
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  • Accession Number: 00312406
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1980 12:00AM