Bridge Expansion Joints Presentation12 June 2019
Bridge Expansion Joints Presentation
Why do we need joints?
- Bridge deck joints allow a bridge to expand and contract due to a number of factors such as: temperature changes, deflections caused by live loads, creep and shrinkage of concrete etc.
- Bridge deck joints are a necessary component of a properly designed and functioning structure.
- FACTORS EFFECTING THE SELECTION OF DECK JOINT
- SELECTION OF DECK JOINT TYPE
- RECOMMENDATIONS FOR SELECTION OF DECK JOINT TYPE