Five promising approaches to accelerated bridge construction (ABC) have performed well in a large-scale seismic test carried out at the University of Nevada in the USA.
Redesigned printed steel bridge for Amsterdam due to be completed next year
Fujitsu has developed a system that it says is successful in estimating the degree of internal damage to bridges.
Improved seismic behaviour and faster construction were the goals for engineers designing and building the world’s first extradosed bridge with butterfly webs. Akio Kasuga reports
The US state of Oklahoma is introducing a new system that will help bridge engineers carry out safety checks following an earthquake.
Eindhoven University of Technology has begun ‘printing’ the concrete elements for a 3D-printed cycle bridge that will be built in the Netherlands.
Shallow water and a tight schedule were two of the factors that drove development of a new construction procedure for construction of marine viaducts in southeast Asia. Lee Kyoungjae reports
The inaugural light show has taken place on what is described as the “the world’s first connected bridge”.
Indonesia has appointed a team to build a floating bridge incorporating what is said to be the world’s largest tidal power plant.
Arup and Mabey have introduced a new type of bridge made from post-tensioned polymer modules that can be assembled rapidly without the need for heavy equipment.
Research programme develops sustainable replacement for hardwood jacking supports.
Transport Scotland has announced that a series of highly details 3D scans of the Forth Bridge will form the basis for computer games aimed at promoting engineering skills for children.
The conference programme for Composites in Construction 2017, which takes place in Amsterdam next year, has now been published online.
A bridge in the US city of Pittsburgh is being lit up for the holiday season by an array of LED lights powered by wind turbines.
A new exit ramp taking shape in the US city of Seattle is claimed to be the first bridge in the world that will sway with a strong earthquake and return to its original shape.
Mabey has announced an investment of US$3.25 millino in new robots at its modular bridge fabrication plant in Lydney in Gloucestershire.
A new system to jack up arch bridges was tested successfully in the UK this week.
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