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Quality specifications for roadway bridges, standardization at a European level (BridgeSpec)

During the implementation of asset management strategies, maintenance actions are required in order to keep assets at a desired performance level. In case of roadway bridges, specific performance indicators are established for their components. These indicators can be qualitative or quantitative based, and they can be obtained during principal inspections, through a visual examination, a non-destructive test or a temporary or permanent monitoring system.

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In engineering, quality control (QC) is related to systems development in order to ensure that products or services meet or exceed, the expectations and needs of users...

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The main objective of the Action is to develop a guideline for the establishment of QC plans in roadway bridges, by integrating the most recent knowledge on performance...

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Scientific Programme

The scientific focus of the Action is centred in the production of a guideline for the establishment of QC plans for roadway bridges across Europe. ...

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11-12 April 2019
Reykjavík, Iceland
Reykjavík Standardization Workshop
25-26 March 2019
Guimarães, Portugal
Final Conference

The inclusion of further partners from currently participating COST Countries, or other countries within or outside the COST Network, is welcome and strongly encouraged during the entire duration of the Action.

In case you are interested to join the Action, please directly contact the leader or co-leader of the Workgroup (WG) you wish to be part of. The list of leaders can be found HERE. .

At the same time, you should fill the following FORM. .

As soon as you are integrated, your membership information will be handled by Dr. Eleni Chatzi (Technical Secretary of the Action). In case of any general question do not hesitate to send an e-mail to: