Implementation of Line of Balance in Bridge Construction Project

Amit Sharma, Vikas Sharma, Swatilekha Guha Bodh, Rajesh Bhargava


The line of balance method (LOB) is used in the repetitive type of activity and save lots of time in the project. In a bridge construction most of the activities are repetitive in nature. The present work focused on LOB method to complete the project in minimum possible time duration. Live running Bridge problem is selected for the research. LOB and CPM both methods are implemented and compared in this bridge schedule. CPM is widely used in planning and schedule in construction. Results show that in existing method 794 days are required to complete the project but CPM taking 656 days and LOB requires 615 days only. The result shows that LOB is more useful in the repetitive type of activity.

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