By ABM Precast Solutions Ltd
Nine, 90 tonne, 42 metre, pre-stressed concrete bridge beams installed at the Raith interchange are believed to be the largest of this type fabricated in the UK in recent years and cast by ABM Precast Solutions
Construction iQ is delighted to announce the launch of a new Bridges EU & Russia multimedia resource centre providing regularly updated content, including interviews, infographics and articles for the bridge construction community to download free.
Sander den Blanken, Associate Director at Arup, joined Construction IQ for an exclusive interview, discussing the key projects and trends in the European bridge construction market – highlighting the focus on maintaining the existing network.
With numerous infrastructure projects planned over the coming years, Russian and European bridge design and construction professionals continue to look for cost-effective solutions to help resolve their key challenges.
Jasper Schavemaker, LCC consultant at Rijkswaterstaat, joins Construction IQ to discuss the challenges and lessons learned in Life Cycle Costing, looking specifically at Bridge Design.
Nicolae Bidiga, Bridge Engineering Manager at Atkins Rail Solutions, and David Smith, Structures Service Director at Atkins Highways and Transportation, join Construction IQ to discuss developments and challenges in the European bridge industry.
Infrastructure of any kind has significant construction challenges that can see deadlines pass unmet and budgets double or triple.
By Rebecca Smith
The Srisoonthorn Bridge, which connects Phuket to the Thai mainland, will open this week as planned. Approved in 2009, at a cost of US$12.5 million, the 655 metre bridge was dubbed 'Sarasin Bridge 2' during construction.
By Timberspan Wood Products
Timberspan Wood Products recently completed a contract for the supply of Douglas Fir timbers to be used in bridge construction on Haida Gwaii