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JOURNAL OF FACULTY OF CIVIL ENGINEERING 24, 2014.y., pp. 37-56


REHABILITATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGES DAMAGED IN NATO-BOMBARDMENT OF SR YUGOSLAVIA IN 1999
 
DOI: 10.14415/zbornikGFS24.004
UDC: 624.2/.8].059(497.11)
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Author : Vlajić, Ljubomir M.
 
 Summary:
 Structural engineers from Serbia and nearby countries have long tradition in area of design and construction of bridges. Beside ancient stone bridges from the past centuries, in the second half of the XX century, significant professional and science level in all areas of bridge construction have been achieved. Many of projects from that time have become famous all around the globe and were object of pride for everyone included in realization of those. Regretfully, during seventy eight days, in the period from 24th March till the 10th July 1999, in NATO bombardment of SR Yugoslavia, 44 road, 17 railway and one road railway bridge have been totally or partially destroyed. In this article have been described structural damages, rehabilitation and construction, with short description of characteristic cases of bridges, which have been object of bombardment.
 
 Keywords:
 Bridges, NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, damages of bridges, rehabilitation of bridges.