Åby river bridge (analysis)

A detailed assessment of the condition of an object.


Element type
Measurements of strains and deflections were carried out, while the bridge was in service. Due to the risk for a fatigue failure and bumpy connections it was decided to exchange the bridge. The old bridge was moved to a new site, close to the old one, and loaded to failure.
Case type
Initiation of assessment
Structural deterioration
Predominant verification type
Qualitative criteria
Predominant verification scale
Structural system
Structural analysis
Ultimate limit state, Full scale test to failure
"Full scale test to failure" is not in the list (Ultimate limit state, Fatigue limit state, Serviceability limit state, Proxy limit state, Other) of allowed values for the "Structural analysis" property.
Physical intervention
Operational intervention

Relations with other elements