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TitleQuality specifications and performance indicators for road bridges in Europe
Author(s)Strauss, Alfred
Fernandes, Sérgio
Casas, Joan R.
Mold, Lisa
Matos, José C.
KeywordsAsset management
Performance goal
Performance indicator
Quality control plan
Roadway bridge
Issue date2018
PublisherCRC Press/Balkema
Abstract(s)Across Europe, multiple management systems were developed with the aim of managing roadway bridges in an efficient manner. Although being generically similar, the condition assessment process, based in the assessment of performance indicators which are compared with performance goals in order to evaluate the accomplishment of established quality control plans, can be identified as one difference among them. This leads to the existence of multiple different methodologies for assessing the bridge condition, and consequently to a considerable variation in roadway bridges quality. COST Action TU1406 aims to achieve the European economic and societal needs by standardizing the condition assessment and maintenance level of roadway bridges. For such purpose it would be required to establish the specific recommendations for the quantification of performance indicators, the definition of standardized performance goals and, finally, a guideline for quality control plans.
TypeConference paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/58519
ISBN9781138730458
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessRestricted access (Author)
Appears in Collections:ISISE - Artigos em Revistas Internacionais

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