Highway Bridge Replacement: Processes, Techniques, and Advancements

Yong Bai
The University of Kansas Lawrence, KS, USA

Jun Huan, PhD
The University of Kansas Lawrence, KS, USA

Seonghoon Kim, PhD
Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, USA

Series: Construction Materials and Engineering, Transportation Infrastructure – Roads, Highways, Bridges, Airports and Mass Transit
BISAC: TRA001000

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Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick

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It is widely acknowledged that there is an increasing problem in maintenance of the American civil infrastructure. Highways, bridges, sewers, railroads, harbors, and public buildings built in the 1950s and 1960s are wearing out, while inflation-adjusted federal spending on infrastructure has fallen. The current situation, with respect to highway bridge maintenance, is in fact so severe that many states cannot afford to attend in need of replacement, so they are focusing only on the most severe cases. Recently, rapid assessment, repair, and replacement of damaged highway bridge after extreme events have been given close attention to by government agencies, engineering and construction communities, and the general public. This book presents the complicated undertaking of highway bridge replacement in an easy-to-read format. (Imprint: Nova)

PREFACE pp.i-viii

ABOUT THE AUTHORS pp.ix-x

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS xi-xii

CHAPTER 1. INTRODUCTION TO BRIDGE REPLACEMENT pp.1-6

CHAPTER 2. BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROCESSES pp.7-14

CHAPTER 3. BRIDGE REPLACEMENT TECHNIQUES pp.15-32

CHAPTER 4. CASE STUDIES ON BRIDGE REPLACEMENT pp.33-64

CHAPTER 5. CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTIVITY pp.65-86

CHAPTER 6. DEVELOPMENT OF THE WRITE SYSTEM pp.87-96

CHAPTER 7. HUMAN POSE ANALYZING ALGORITHMS pp.97-140

CHAPTER 8. BRIDGE REPLACEMENT USING THE WRITE SYSTEM pp.141-152

CHAPTER 9. TRENDS ON BRIDGE REPLACEMENT pp.153-166

INDEX pp.167-170

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