the New bridges destructive rot killer fungus can prove to be expensive for the state and municipalities.
puukantista in bridges all over Finland during the last few years observed an exceptional any rot damage. The reason is istukkakääpä, which has struck a bridge in their puukyllästeen due.
2004-2007 during the bridge decks kyllästeissä abandoned chromium and arsenic use because of their toxicity is. Today kyllästeenä is mainly copper, which is not considered istukkakääpä at bay.
– Istukkakääpä is relatively rare in nature, but it has hit a few bridges, avenues of skill building of unit Markku Äijälä tell.
Äijälä believes that istukkakääpä spread bridges, because in the wild it will have to fight for living space with other kääpien with.
It's a competitive advantage, while other like to do not the success of copper kyllästeinen in the bridge.
the bridge of the deck plank has been identified in the local any rot damage, which had not been Äijälä, according to bridge bearing capacity in terms of dangerous. Fungus caused by lahovaurio may, however, lead to dangerous situations.
– They might cause, at worst, swerved off the road, or the bridge on the puukansi can deceive the vehicle over, Äijälä said.
State road network development and maintenance of the corresponding Bus is checked to date, 34 bridges, of which five were damaged. They in addition known to there are six other bridges that are located geographically from Helsinki to Oulu to a height until.50 000 for repair work
Similar fungal problems has also been a municipal-owned bridges. For example, in Kymenlaakso, the fair of the 3 000 inhabitants of the virolahti municipality have to pay for the damage that dry rot killer fungus has caused municipality located in the centre of the light traffic bridge.
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for walkers and cyclists intended the bridge to be completed in 2010. Last spring, the bridge deck was observed to decay the to fungi growth. It rotted to the bridge the trees cover lankutus from.
– the Fungus has been detected in three different paragraphs. Cover lankutus the individual planks are rotted, the municipality technical director of Markku Uski to tell the beginning of autumn.
the Municipality has tried to negotiate repairs with the contractor, but the contractor has denied he was to blame for the damage. Contractor 10 year warranty expires next summer.
the virolahti municipality is not the source of the required compensation through the courts, but intends to reserve for next year would bridge a new to eur 50 000 and to fix the bridge deck lankutus of the latest next spring.Up to millions of contracts
the Bus is going to be reviewed next year, all state responsibility 250 puukantista bridge, which is built or for which puukansi is new in the current guidelines.
the Agency has only preliminary estimates of how much the bridges renewal should be paid.
– at the National level talk about millions of euros, the Bus to the skill building of unit Markku Äijälä estimates.Olli Perttula / Yle
Äijälä estimates that municipal ownership and similar puukantisia bridges is roughly the same as the state.
the Agency does not have another position to whom the liability belongs or how it is to share.
– responsible party is difficult to name, if the work is done according to what the quality requirements, say, Äijälä said.
the Fairway you will also need to consider how puukantiset the bridge you should continue to deal with. Markku Äijälä, this still requires product development and testing.the payments on the
the virolahti municipality has asked for the situation to advise for example On.
the intermunicipal lawyers has proposed a compromise solution, with costs shared with the contractor. This contractor is, however, not agreed to.
– If a consensus is not found, then the circuit court however, I don't this is necessarily going to drive. If you can't afford a contractor's gross negligence, and error in the pathogenesis to show you the significant costs of risk, the intermunicipal lawyers Joonas Thriller has stated in its reply.
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