Emergency rehabilitation of Brownsbarn bridge

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dc.contributor.author Pakrashi, Vikram
dc.contributor.author Kelly, Joe
dc.contributor.author Harkin, Julie
dc.contributor.author Farrell, Aidan
dc.contributor.author Nanukuttan, Sreejith
dc.date.accessioned 2011-04-12T14:14:20Z
dc.date.available 2011-04-12T14:14:20Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation Pakrashi, V., Kelly, J., Harkin, J., Farrell, A., Nanukuttan, S., 2010. Emergency Rehabilitation of Brownsbarn Bridge. In: BCRI2010 Joint Symposium: Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland BRI'10 and Concrete Research in Ireland CRI'10. Cork, Ireland 2 - 3 Sep 2010. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/278
dc.description.abstract This paper outlines the repair methodology of Brownsbarn Bridge situated over the N7 near Dublin. The repair strategy was formulated following impact damage to the soffit from a low- loader carrying an excavator passing underneath the bridge. Significant damage was observed to one of the beams. The repairs were carried out as emergency works over a bank holiday weekend in Ireland successfully. The rehabilitation methodology is based on preloading the bridge before repair followed by a removal of load to ensure the reestablishment of some of the lost prestress. This paper outlines the various stages of rehabilitation and establishes the timelines of significant events along with practical discussions on the execution of the rehabilitation methodology. The bridge was continuously monitored throughout the refurbishment process. This case study is expected to be of topical interest to researchers, practicing engineers, bridge owners and end-users alike. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartof BCRI2010 Joint Symposium: Bridge and Infrastructure Research in Ireland BRI'10 and Concrete Research in Ireland CRI'10. Cork, Ireland 2 - 3 Sep 2010.
dc.subject Repair methods en
dc.subject Durability en
dc.subject Impact damage en
dc.subject Emergency Works en
dc.subject.lcsh Bridges--Maintenance and repair en
dc.title Emergency rehabilitation of Brownsbarn bridge en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorurl http://publish.ucc.ie/researchprofiles/D012/vpakrashi en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Vikram Pakrashi, Civil Engineering, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: v.pakrashi@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2010-10-07T14:21:56Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
dc.internal.rssid 52679225
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Ni Nuallain, Nora Aine <N.NiNuallain@ucc.ie>, Chair of organising committee, email 16 Mar 2011. BCRI have copyright but libraries and authors are free to put their papers online. en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress v.pakrashi@ucc.ie en

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