Bridge Health Monitoring

Bridge health management is necessary to keep all bridges traffic worthy. On completion of a bridge there is a need to keep observation on behaviour under various conditions, distress if any observed need to be attended. There are cases where lack of maintenance may require a large amount of rehabilitation at a later date. Lack of regular maintenance of bridges not only affects the traffic flow over a particular road but also reflects the image of the organization involved in its maintenance. Regular and timely maintenance of bridges enhance its serviceability whereas poor maintenance may lead to sudden collapse of bridge in few cases. Need for regular bridge health monitoring is discussed in this paper.

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    • Abstract reprinted with permission from the publisher.
  • Authors:
    • Dhiman, R K
    • Mehta, U C
  • Publication Date: 2018-11


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: pp 29-34
  • Serial:
    • Indian Highways
    • Volume: 46
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: Indian Roads Congress
    • ISSN: 0376-7256

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  • Accession Number: 01685460
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 20 2018 8:38AM