Guide to Maintenance of Concrete Bridge Members
|Publication Date:||1 September 2016|
*The contents discussed in this guide are classified into two categories: 1) deterioration of constructed bridges; and 2) maintenance activities to address potential problems associated with such bridges. The first category is dedicated to various distressful attributes influencing the performance of existing bridge members and their consequences, whereas the second category is concerned with timely preventive or corrective maintenance actions with an emphasis on drainage, sealing, patching, joint repair, and other relevant topics. The following is outside the scope of the present report: major rehabilitation, reconstruction, inspection, condition evaluation, and load rating.