Highway Bridge Maintenance Planning and Scheduling provides new tactics for highway departments around the world that are faced with the dilemma of providing improved operations on a shoestring budget. Even after the much needed infrastructure funding is received, the question of which project comes first must be answered. Written by a 20-year veteran with the Kansas Department Of Transportation Bridge Office in design and in maintenance, this book provides Senior Bridge Maintenance Engineers with practical advice on how to create an effective maintenance program that will allow them to not only plan, schedule, direct, and monitor highway bridge repair and rehabilitation projects, but also evaluate all completed work for technical acceptability, productivity, and unit-cost standards.
- Provides the tools and methods for building, maintaining, planning, and scheduling effective maintenance
- Presents experience-based suggestions for evaluating highway bridges to determine maintenance priorities
- Includes methods for evaluating all completed work for technical acceptability, productivity, and unit-cost standards
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Bridge Elements and Materials
Chapter 3: Bridge Inspection and Evaluation
Chapter 4: Preventative Maintenance
Chapter 5: Substantial Maintenance and Rehabilitation
Chapter 6: Bridge Life Cycle Costing
Chapter 7: Bridge Management
Mark Hurt, D.Eng., P.E., S.E., Senior Squad Leader-Bridge Design, Kansas Department of Transportation, Topeka, Kansas. Dr Hurt is a 20-year plus veteran with the KDOT Bridge Office in design and in maintenance. His role over the last ten years has been as a senior squad leader in design. Mark is licensed as a P.E. in Kansas and as a S.E. in Illinois.
Schrock, Steven D
Steven D. Schrock, Ph.D., P.E., F.ITE, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, The University of Kansas at Lawrence. Dr Schrock is a registered professional engineer in Kansas. Prior to joining the University of Kansas in 2006 he was an assistant research engineer at the Texas Transportation Institute where he conducted transportation research as a member of the Work Zone and Dynamic Message Sign research program.