The learning objectives for this session were:
1.Session attendees will understand how historic bridge preservation often conflicts with management of other resources, and how heritage preservation is a vital component of environmental protection.
2.Session attendees will gain knowledge of best practices for preserving different bridge types, and knowledge of preservation strategies most likely to be successful.
3.Preservation case studies will show the relationship of project costs, engineering feasibility, and public sentiment in bridge preservation. Attendees will know the importance of those elements in making effective cases for bridge preservation.
4.Case studies of innovative collaborations among advocates and community leaders will provide attendees with templates for successful bridge preservation.