Highway Research Record

IV. BRIDGE ENGINEERING
ON GOING PROJECTS
Creating a Data Base on Bridge Information System for the State of Tamil Nadu

Date of Start:April 1998
Highway Research Station, Chennai (R)

Present Status and Progress
The particulars of bridges on various categories of roads in Tamil Nadu such as NH, SH, MDR & ODR have been fed into the system using MS ACCESS programme classifying the data into 17 different aspects for each bridge.

Findings/ Conclusions
Unique numbers will be assigned to the bridges and the same will be intimated to the Divisional Engineers, Maintenance wing of Highways.