- 公益社団法人 土木学会
- 構造工学論文集 A (ISSN:1881820X)
- vol.62A, pp.459-471, 2016 (Released:2017-04-24)
The study analyzes the impact that bridge inspection expenses with close visual technique have on municipalities' finance and verifies measure for promoting efficiency of their ongoing bridge inspections. It clarifies that the annual expences of bridge inspection operations by majority of municipalities surpass their mean bridge maintenance expenditures for the past 5 years. Also it shows that measure called collective ordering has the effect to the efficiency of an order procedure and supervision duties, but that just has a small effect to the cost reduction. While their bridge inspection operations pay for themselves, their challenges are how to efficietly implement the bridge inspection operations given a fiscal constraint.