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.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Association of Australian State Road Auth

    P.O. Box J141
    Brickfield Hill, New South Wales 2000,   Australia 
  • Publication Date: 1974

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures;
  • Pagination: 100 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00083983
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 8 1975 12:00AM