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Managing the East River bridges in New York City
Author(s): Earl E. Dubin; Bojidar S Yanev
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Paper Abstract

The history of the Brooklyn, Williamsburg, Manhattan and Queensboro bridges across the East River in New York City is examined, seeking to determine trends and most recent developments in their management. Reconstruction and maintenance costs are summarized. Crucial federal and local decisions and policies are identified. An attempt is made to draw conclusions from the management of the East River bridges during the 20th century and make recommendations for their future.

Paper Details

Date Published: 3 August 2001
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 4337, Health Monitoring and Management of Civil Infrastructure Systems, (3 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.435629
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Earl E. Dubin, Federal Highway Administration (United States)
Bojidar S Yanev, New York City DOT (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4337:
Health Monitoring and Management of Civil Infrastructure Systems
Steven B. Chase; A. Emin Aktan, Editor(s)

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