Evaluating a 50 year Old Concrete Bridge

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Title: Evaluating a 50 year Old Concrete Bridge

Author(s): Aavanti C. Shroff

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 10

Issue: 5

Appears on pages(s): 56-62

Keywords: bridges (structures); compressive strength; evaluation; inspection; reinforced concrete; renovating; repairs; structural analysis; General

Date: 5/1/1988

Abstract:
To select a rehabilitation scheme for a fifty-year-old concrete bridge, an in-depth inspection was followed by testing to determine the strength and quality of existing concrete. The adequacy of the structure was also evaluated, and several rehabilitation alternatives were considered.