Tag : Bridges
Errors were made in the design of the collapsed Florida International University Bridge (FIU), a second investigative update by the American National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has found.
A lack of senior bridge inspectors in the UK could be causing a backlog in bridge assessments, engineers have warned.
Demolition of the remaining parts of the Polcevera Viaduct in Genoa will start on 15 December according to local Italian news reports.
Future of Bridges | Maintenance in the spotlightSubscription
Collapse of the Polcevera Viaduct in Genoa has thrown bridge maintenance into the spotlight, after near misses like at Hammersmith in the UK, with engineers calling for more rigorous, predictive regimes.
Structural health monitoring gives assurance that the 54 year-old Forth Road Bridge is in fine form, while machine-learning will soon be predicting where any weaknesses are developing.
Operators of the Polcevera Viaduct which collapsed in Genoa in August claim the damaged structure can be rebuilt in eight months. We assess the options.
The failure of the pin that caused the truss-end link fracture on the Forth Road Bridge may have been due to an original 1960s design oversight.
Forth Road Bridge joint replacement work beginsSubscription
A £5.9M plan to replace the main expansion joints on the Forth Road Bridge is scheduled to start today.
Testing begins on collapsed Italy bridge debrisSubscription
Testing has begun on debris collected from the site of the Polcevera Viaduct to determine what caused the fatal collapse.
Transport Scotland has hit back at claims that the safety of its road bridges is being threatened by funding cuts.