Journal article

Impact of Earthquakes on the Transportation Infrastructure of Indonesia: A Preliminary Study

Anita Amirsardari, Massoud Sofi, Elisa Lumantarna, Iswandi Imran, Colin Duffield

Civil Engineering Dimension | The Institute of Research & Community Outreach, Petra Christian University | Published : 2019

Abstract

Indonesia is a high seismic region and one of the most vulnerable countries prone to experiencing damaging earthquakes. It is critical that lifeline infrastructure remain operational or is quickly remediated after an earthquake to minimise physical, social, and economical losses. Not much work has been carried out in understanding the effect of earthquakes on transportation infrastructure systems. This study aims to gain a better understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the transportation infrastructure in Indonesia. This is achieved by firstly reviewing the frameworks and tools for conducting seismic risk assessment of lifeline infrastructure. The critical components of the transportat..

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