When should bridges be repaired

Kyösti Laukkanen, Erkki Vesikari

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Abstract

It is most economical to renovate bridges when the ratio between the benefits of the repair and the cost of renovation is the greatest. The benefits achieved from renovation consist of improved functional reliability and safer bridges, slower deterioration rate, and less need for annual repairs and maintenance
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2-3
JournalFinncontact
Volume12
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2004
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

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Laukkanen, K., & Vesikari, E. (2004). When should bridges be repaired. Finncontact, 12(4), 2-3.
Laukkanen, Kyösti ; Vesikari, Erkki. / When should bridges be repaired. In: Finncontact. 2004 ; Vol. 12, No. 4. pp. 2-3.
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In: Finncontact, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2004, p. 2-3.

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Laukkanen K, Vesikari E. When should bridges be repaired. Finncontact. 2004;12(4):2-3.