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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-032 Date: February 2014|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-032
Date: February 2014
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FHWA Publications No.: FHWA-HRT-14-032
FHWA Contact: Susan Lane, HRDI-60, 202-493-3151, firstname.lastname@example.org
This document is a technical summary of the published Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) report FHWA-HRT-13-051, LTBP Bridge Performance Primer, which is available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/research/tfhrc/programs/infrastructure/structures/ltbp/pubs.cfm.
This TechBrief defines bridge performance and discusses the importance of measuring performance and current practices for doing so. It identifies key issues to improving performance measures and the role the Long-Term Bridge Performance (LTBP) Program plays in this effort.