Our Aging Infrastructure: A Perspective on Bridge Safety

The need for infrastructure repair and modernization in the United States, with particular attention given to bridge safety, is the focus of the article. The author offers detailed discussion of long-span bridge structures, operations and maintenance, inspection requirements, funding, and 21st century challenges. Issues, such as financial requirements needed to overcome decades of underinvestment, and national tolling implementation, are given.

  • Authors:
    • Ascher, Michael C
  • Publication Date: 2008


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 40-53
  • Serial:
    • Tollways
    • Volume: 5
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01103612
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 24 2008 11:31AM