Skip links and keyboard navigation

Timber bridge maintenance manual

This manual covers maintenance activities for bridges constructed fully or partially of timber materials.

Table of contents

Timber bridge maintenance manual: table of contents  


Part 1: Background
Background information about timber technology and design, alternative materials/systems, timber preservation practices and inspection requirements for timber bridges. 

Component maintenance

Part 2: Component maintenance 
Routine and programmed maintenance activities for individual timber bridge components and the full bridge structure.

Defect/activity matrices 

Part 3: Defect/activity matrices 
Recommended repair procedures for various levels of defects in timber bridge components.

Maintenance/activity matrices

Part 4: Maintenance/activity matrices 
Description of the activities relating to repair and maintenance options described in Part 3.



Index to the manual

Last updated
30 July 2019