This manual covers maintenance activities for bridges constructed fully or partially of timber materials.
Timber bridge maintenance manual: table of contents (PDF, 346 KB)
Part 1: Background (PDF, 3.08 MB) Background information about timber technology and design, alternative materials/systems, timber preservation practices and inspection requirements for timber bridges.
Part 2: Component maintenance (PDF, 3.12 MB) Routine and programmed maintenance activities for individual timber bridge components and the full bridge structure.
Part 3: Defect/activity matrices (PDF, 426 KB) Recommended repair procedures for various levels of defects in timber bridge components.
Part 4: Maintenance/activity matrices (PDF, 773 KB) Description of the activities relating to repair and maintenance options described in Part 3.
Index to the manual (PDF, 227 KB)
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