Aging highway bridges

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Journal titleCanadian Consulting Engineer
IssueJan/Feb. 1
Pages30, 34
AbstractBoth owners and users of bridges expect them to have a service life of 50 to 100 years, with only routine maintenance. But demands on most of our bridges have been increasing annually because of growing traffic volumes, higher loads, and harsher environments. These conditions, coupled with the inadequate funding allocated for maintenance, have led to the accelerated aging and extensive deterioration of these critical structures.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number49239
NPARC number20378020
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Record created2012-07-24
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