ACRP Webinar: The maintenance of bridges


The webinar “The maintenance of bridges” was given by Mr. Christian Tridon, from STRRES, and Ms. Amelie Shafer, from FNTP.

In this webinar, the speakers talk about the construction of bridges, the materials used, the different pathologies they may have and what causes them and about the importance of a maintenance booklet.

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The maintenance of bridges



Part 1: Presentation

  • What is ACRP?
  • Why do we do this webinar?
  • What is the working group on bridges and how to get involved?

Part 2: Introduction to bridges

  • Why are bridges important?
  • How do the bridges age?
  • Why are bridges relevant for the communications by land?
  • What were the principles of construction throughout history?
  • What materials are used most often on bridges?

Part 3: Pathologies on bridges

  • What are the most frequent pathologies on bridges?
  • What are the main causes for pathologies on bridges?
  • Practical examples

Part 4: Maintenance of bridges

  • What is a Maintenance Booklet / ID of a bridge?
  • What would be the advantages of developing a Maintenance Booklet / ID for each bridge?
  • What is included in the Maintenance Booklet / ID of the structure?
  • How to know in which condition is the bridge?
  • How to keep track of the actions carried out on the bridge?



Mr. Christian Tridon


Ms. Amelie Shafer



Practical information

Date September 30, 2020
Video Recording of the webinar
Duration 27 minutes
Format On-line: The video is available at the bottom of this page for logged in users with valid access.
Conference book Includes all the slides presented by the speakers
Pages 59 pages
Format On-line: The document is available at the bottom of this page for logged in users with valid access.

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