PRESERVING HISTORIC BRIDGES
This Information booklet provides guidance to those interested in preserving historic bridges in their city, region, or state. The most important element in the successful, long-term preservation of historic bridges is strong local support. The booklet covers such topics as the historical significance of bridges; Federal bridge programs; how the Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program works; legal tools for preservation; case studies on bridge inventories and planning, case studies on rehabilitating historic bridges, relocating historic bridges, and organizing support for bridge preservation; and case studies involving state legislation. The author also presents a bridge preservation checklist, discussing the steps necessary to take in preserving bridges.
- Information Series.
National Trust for Historic Preservation1785 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC United States 20036
- Snyder, J W
- Publication Date: 1996
- Features: Photos; References;
- Pagination: 27 p.
- TRT Terms: Bridges; Driver rehabilitation; Federal assistance programs; Federal government; Historic preservation; Inventory; Legal factors; Local government; Planning; Public participation; Relocation (Facilities); State laws
- Identifier Terms: Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Program
- Uncontrolled Terms: Federal programs; Rehabilitation; Relocation
- Subject Areas: Bridges and other structures; Freight Transportation; Highways; History; Law; Maintenance and Preservation; Planning and Forecasting; Society; I72: Traffic and Transport Planning;
- Accession Number: 00726001
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 21 1996 12:00AM