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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  

Background

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.

Appendices

Index

Index to the manual

Last updated
19 November 2018