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Development of a Bridge Deck Management System for the Washington State Department of Transportation


This report documents development of a systematic bridge deck management system for the Washington State Department of Transportation. This system determines present and future bridge deck condition, estimates required reconstruction and its associated costs, and prioritizes and selects reconstruction while considering either budget constraints or condition level constraints.


  • Date Published: March, 1988
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 152.1
  • Last Modified: September 12, 2007
  • Author: Khossrow Babaei.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 83 p., 1,453 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Bridge decks, Bridge management systems, Constraints, Costs, Level of service, Maintenance, Reconstruction, Rehabilitation (Maintenance), Strategic planning, Structural deterioration and defects.
  • Keywords: Bridge decks, management, concrete, deterioration, rehabilitation, protection.
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This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008