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Ty Byrd

Stories

  • tgv ballast track

    High Speed | Which track bed is best?Subscription

    15 March, 2016Comments (1)

    Which of the two basic generic forms of trackbed – ballast or slab track – is the client for Britain’s next high speed railway line likely to opt for? 

  • Heathrow Terminal 2B

    Transport: T2B is the tip of the icebergSubscription

    10 June, 2014

    Terminal 2B, Heathrow Airport’s biggest ever airside project, was completed on time this month, with off-site modularisation and building information modelling key to its success. But there is more beneath the surface than meets the eye.

  • M42

    Infrastructure in 2014: The drive for better serviceSubscription

    1 January, 2014

    Knowing, understanding and collaborating better with clients and other providers in the supply chain will be even more important for the industry in 2014 when demand for delivery of the best solutions is certain to grow.

  • avonmouth_3

    Stress free surfaceSubscription

    29 June, 2012

    A surprise spinoff benefit from the surfacing of Avonmouth bridge is less wear and tear on the massive structure below. Ty Byrd reports.

  • Support on the waySubscription

    9 October, 2003Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Technical feature CTRL

  • A shore thingSubscription

    6 February, 2003Updated: 19 February, 2009

    Flooding & coastal

  • Cracking resurfacingSubscription

    21 March, 2002Updated: 19 February, 2009

    COVER STORY - M11: Crack and seat and strict enforcement of a 40mph speed limit was the secret of a motorway resurfacing contract which finished 30 days early. Ty Byrd reports from the M11.

  • ALARM on the roadsSubscription

    27 September, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    HIGHWAY MANAGEMENT - SURFACING: A revealing annual roads survey helps the Asphalt Industry Alliance punch above its weight. Ty Byrd reports.

  • Monitoring can help tunnellers if used 'with care'Subscription

    1 April, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    TUNNELS ARE fully designed in Britain and tunnellers here want instrumentation to allow them to check that all is going as anticipated, and to provide data for future designs. Instruments should be appropriate for their purpose, effective, ideally remote, and able to disseminate data rapidly.

  • Sophisticated monitoring can help tunnellers if used 'with care'Subscription

    15 March, 2001Updated: 19 February, 2009

    TUNNELS ARE fully designed in Britain and tunnellers here want instrumentation to allow them to check that all is going as anticipated, and to provide data for future designs. Instruments should be appropriate for their purpose, effective, ideally remote, and able to disseminate data rapidly.