Historic Bridge Preservation Guide

This Guide is a reference for the preservation and rehabilitation of both fixed and movable historic highway bridges. Historic preservation laws present a unique set of challenges when maintaining bridges, and balancing cultural and historic value with functional safety characteristics requires specialized knowledge and processes. This Guide aims to familiarize all engineers with the unique and diverse skills needed for successful historic bridge preservation and rehabilitation projects. Contents include: General design and location features; Loads and load factors; Structural analysis and evaluation; Concrete structures; Steel and iron structures; Aluminum structures; Wood structures; Decks and deck systems; Foundations; Walls, abutments, and piers; Buried structures and tunnel liners; Railings; Joints and bearings; and Masonry.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Web
  • Edition: 1st
  • Features: Appendices; Glossary; References;
  • Pagination: 133p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01759835
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 9781560517467
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HBP-1-UL
  • Files: TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Nov 13 2020 5:08PM