Subjects addressed:Financial Management/Asset Valuation, Inventory and Condition Assessment, Maintenance and Preservation
Topics addressed:Guidance/Lessons Learned
Asset types addressed:Bridge
DetailTitle: Bridge Preservation Guide – Maintaining a State of Good Repair Using Cost Effective Investment Strategies
Resource type: Research Report
Year published: 2011
This guide demonstrates the cost benefits of using proactive preservation strategies, rather than the use of reactive "worst first" solutions. Maintaining a state of good repair minimizes costs and maximizes the lives of an agency's bridge assets. This guide provides recommendations on investment strategies and bridge preservation activities that facilitate SGR.