This volume contains the papers presented at the Third International Conference on Bridge Management, held at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK on 14-17 April 1996.
Bridge management objectives and methodologies - P.C. Das. Reconstruction and repair of steel highway bridges damaged by the Great Hanshin Earthquake - Y. Fukumoto, E. Watanabe, T. Kitada, I. Suzuki, Y. Horie and H. Sakoda. An expert system using case-based reasoning for selecting retrofitting methods of fatigue damage on steel bridges - S. Tanaka, I. Mikami, S. Yoneda and H. Maeda. Prediction of bridge service life using time-dependent reliability analysis - S-K. Ng and F. Moses. Reliability based reassessment of an existing concrete bridge- a case study - M.H. Faber and J. Lauridsen. Repair of the bascule pier of the Vilsund Bridge - J. Lauridsen and P. Hededal. Investigation, repair and strengthening of a viaduct's steel piers - P. Mehue. The Charmaix Viaduct (Savoy France) pier movements - L. Boutonnet. Investigation and rehabilitation of Tsing Yi South Bridge, Hong Kong - W.H. Fok and A.S. Read. Rehabilitation of a historic bridge over the Sand River near Virginia, South Africa - P.R. Kotze. Friarton Bridge strengthening - M.J. Murray. Damage assessment and repair design of Dah Chih Bridge - Y-N. Shih, S-J. Lin and M-Y.Chen. Strengthening of Langleybury Lane Bridge, Hertfordshire - M.A. Wall, G.D. Gardner and C.D. Posner. Emergency repairs and replacement of the 'Lange Lobroekstraat' railway bridge - P. Cosyn. Repair, rehabilitation and replacement of Galata floating bridge on Golden-Horn - T.S. Arda, N. Yardimci and O. Eyrekci. Bascule bridge machinery rehabilitation at Hutchinson River Parkway Bridge - C. Birnstiel. Concrete specifications for new bridges - C. Henriksen, L. Ladefoged and N. Thaulow. Methodology for the assessment of the structural behaviour of concrete bridges - A.A. R. Henriques, F.J.L.C. Calheiros and J.A. Figueiras. Inspection and service life predictions of prestressed concrete cantilever bridges in Slovakia - T. Javor. Optimisation of mainenance of concrete structures through service life calculation - C.F. Henriksen. Relief of creep/shrinkage stresses in integrally constructed bridges - E.J. O'Brien and J.W. Flanagan. Strengthening concrete bridge decks - increasing the shear capacity - S.E. Lockwood, D.J.M. Whiteside and D.J. Cleland. Application of cathodic protection to highway viaducts - R.J. Hall and G.H. Jones. Design of innovative concrete bridges for South China - D. Collings. Evolution of bridge maintenance management systems - P.R. Vassie. Risk-based approaches to economic appraisal, load assessment and management of bridges: a review - R.S. Rubakantha, P.R. Vassie and G.A.R. Parke. Bridge management systems: the need to retain flexibility and engineering judgement - J.J. Darby, P.Brown and P.R. Vassie. The association of ettringite with the cracking of in-situ bridge concretes - E. Rogers. Assessment