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The role of traffic in sustainability assessment of road bridges

Zinke, T.; Ummenhofer, T.; Mensinger, M.; Pfaffinger, M.

Sustainability assessment always combines an investigation in the three dimensions of sustainability: the ecological, economic and socio-cultural dimension. Considering the ecological evaluation of highway overpasses, the impact due to traffic obstruction can produce a similar or higher amount of CO2 emissions compared to the construction related impacts. The results are subjected to high fluctuations depending on the input parameter. In this paper a special focus will be on effects that are associated with pollutants produced by traffic due to construction and maintenance processes.

Seitenaufrufe: 8
seit 12.05.2018
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Versuchsanstalt für Stahl, Holz und Steine (VAKA)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Jahr 2014
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-3-658-03713-0
KITopen-ID: 1000037545
Erschienen in The Eight International Conference "Bridges in Danube Basin": New Trends in Bridge Engineering and Efficient Solutions for Large and Medium Span Bridges. Proceedings, Timisoara, Romania, 4-5 October 2013. Ed.: E. Petzek
Verlag Springer, Wiesbaden
Seiten 255-266
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