BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE
In an effort to provide information for the guidance of field engineers appointed to supervise the construction of highway bridges by direct labor, recommended practices are presented for construction of bridges in the more usual materials: timber, steel, reinforced and prestressed concrete. Most phases of bridge construction are covered and include the following: equipment of a bridge construction gang; camp and depot establishment; engagement and payment of labor-costing; job planning and control; job reports and measurements; supply, delivery to site and storage of materials, plant and equipment; provision for traffic; setting out of work; materials for permanent work; foundation work; substructure works; superstructure; handrailing; protective treatment; immediate approaches; stream treatment; demolition and removal of old structure; maintenance of works; and cleaning up of site.
National Association of Australian State Road AuthP.O. Box J141
Brickfield Hill, New South Wales 2000, Australia
- Publication Date: 1974
- Features: Appendices; Figures;
- Pagination: 100 p.
- TRT Terms: Bridge design; Bridges; Building materials; Equipment; Handling and storage; Maintenance; Manuals; Metal bridges; Payment; Personnel; Prestressed concrete; Recommendations; Reinforced concrete bridges; Steel bridges; Storage facilities; Structural design; Timber construction
- Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Finance; Freight Transportation; Highways; Maintenance and Preservation; Research; Society; Terminals and Facilities;
- Accession Number: 00083983
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 8 1975 12:00AM