publication . Article . 2018

Treto bridge refurbishment (Cantabria, 1905-2016)

M. Ruiz-Bedia; Felipe Collazos-Arias;
Open Access English
  • Published: 02 Jul 2018 Journal: Vitruvio: International Journal of Architectural Technology and Sustainability (issn: 2444-9091, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
  • Country: Spain
Abstract
[EN] The paper delves into the process of refurbishment of an old metal bridge (year 1905) located in a marsh (mouth of the Ason river, Cantabria) of high environmental value. The repair was necessary to guarantee the structural safety of the bridge, which serves a national road (N-634). At the same time, it was necessary to preserve its cultural values and, during the work, to fulfill the environmental requirements. The text emphasizes the importance of having a good record of information on the bridge in order to plan a good intervention. The results confirm that the previous studies have been useful to project and execute a deep repair, respecting the cultura...
Subjects
free text keywords: Vitruvio, steel bridge, bow-string, refurbishment, cultural landscape, Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, TD1-1066, Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings, TH845-895, Cultural values, Geography, Environmental resource management, business.industry, business
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