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NVF Annual Bridge Conference 2013




Extending the Service Life of Bridges


4-5 September 2013,Helsinki, Finland


Organisedby Finnish Bridges Technical Committee of Nordic Road Association NVF and Finnish Associaton of Cicil Engineers RIL


Withits theme Extending the Service Life of Bridges the conference addressestopical questions in Nordic bridge maintenance. These include assessing andrehabilitating aging bridges for the present and new traffic loads. Specialreference is made to alkali-reactions in concrete that has in some onsets foundto deteriorate structures quickly.


Theconference is continuation of the annual bridge conference series arranged bythe NVF Bridges Technical Committee. It allows Nordic and Baltic bridge expertsto network and share expertise in issues specific to the Nordic bridge stock,geographical area and bridge management routines.




Session 1       Upgrading for new demands

Session 2       Effect of condition on resistance

Session 3       Ensuring the quality of rehabilitation