Bridge Management System


Bridge Management System

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A bridge management system (BMS) is a means for managing bridges throughout design, construction, operation and maintenance of the bridges. These systems helped agencies to meet their objectives, such as building inventories and inspection databases, planning for Maintenance, Repair and Rehabilitation (MR&R) interventions in a systematic way, optimizing the allocation of financial resources, and increasing the safety of bridge users.

The major tasks in bridge management are:
# collection of inventory data
# inspection
# assessment of condition and strength
# repair, strengthening or replacement
# prioritizing the allocation of funds

BMS is means of managing bridge information to formulate maintenance programs within cost limitations. BMS includes four basic components: data storage, cost and deterioration models, optimization and analysis models, and updating functions. [ [http://montreal.ciise.concordia.ca/infra/publications/Jerry/Thesis/Final%20Submmision.pdf Mobile Location-Based Bridge Inspection Decision-Support System ] ]

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