publication . Other literature type . 2014

Strategies For The Replacement Of Historic Bridge Guardrails

Clauss, Adam J.;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2014
  • Publisher: Purdue University
  • Country: United States
Abstract
Bridges that are designated historic present a special challenge to bridge engineers whenever rehabilitation work or improvements are made to the bridges. Federal and state laws protect historically significant bridges, and railings on these bridges can be subject to protection because of the role they play in aesthetics. Unfortunately, original railings on historic bridges do not typically meet current crash-test requirements and typically do not meet current standards for railing height and size of permitted openings. The objective of this study is to develop strategies that can be used to address existing railings on historic bridges and to develop solutions ...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_GENERALHardware_ARITHMETICANDLOGICSTRUCTURES
free text keywords: Communication and the arts, Applied sciences, Guardrails, Historic bridges, Rehabilitation, Retrofit, Civil Engineering
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