Subjects addressed:Inventory and Condition Assessment, Maintenance and Preservation
Topics addressed:Management Information Systems
Asset types addressed:Bridge
DetailTitle: The Manual for Bridge Evaluation, Second Edition
Resource type: Research Report
Year published: 2011
This manual contains the following major chapter headings: 1. Introduction, 2. Bridge Files (Records), 3. Bridge Management Systems, 4. Inspection, 5. Material Testing, 6. Load Rating, 7. Fatigue Evaluation of Steel Bridges, 8. Nondestructive Load Testing, Appendix A. Illustrative Examples. The manual serves as a standard and provides uniformity in the procedures and policies for determining the physical condition, maintenance needs, and load capacity of the nation's highway bridges.