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AD 428: Draft guidance: lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges

AD 428: Draft guidance: lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges

Purpose of this guidance This note alerts designers to the potential susceptibility of narrow half-through footbridges to excitation by..

March 7, 2019
Footbridge installed over M20 motorway

Footbridge installed over M20 motorway

A fully assembled single span footbridge weighing 45t has been installed over the M20 in Kent during a night-time closure of the motorway...

January 1, 2019
Award: Knostrop Weir Foot and Cycle Bridge, Leeds

Award: Knostrop Weir Foot and Cycle Bridge, Leeds

Knostrop Foot and Cycle Bridge serves to reconnect the Trans Pennine Trail, following the removal of a section of island between the River..

October 12, 2018
Merit: Walkway Bridges, London Wall Place

Merit: Walkway Bridges, London Wall Place

During the construction of the London Wall Place (LWP) development some of the existing Barbican Highwalks had to be removed as part of the..

October 11, 2018
Footbridge to Telford Station lifted into place

Footbridge to Telford Station lifted into place

Europe’s largest mobile crane was needed to lift the 250t main span of the Telford Central Footbridge into place during a night time..

October 11, 2018
River Carron communities connected by new bridge

River Carron communities connected by new bridge

A new steel composite bridge has been installed across the widest part of the River Carron near Falkirk; the first time this part of the..

June 14, 2018
Design software for  SIN beams now available

Design software for SIN beams now available

The Steel Construction Institute (SCI) has completed designing a software programme for Ireland-based steelwork contractor Kiernan..

June 14, 2018
Installation complete for Taplow bridge

Installation complete for Taplow bridge

Site work has now been completed for a new River Thames footbridge designed by Knight Architects and structural engineers COWI at Taplow in..

June 14, 2018
Shoppers’ beacon

Shoppers’ beacon

A nautical themed shopping centre extension is set to reinvigorate Eastbourne town centre. Martin Cooper reports. A new name, new shops,..

March 8, 2018
Stainless steel in construction

Stainless steel in construction

Stainless steels may appear to be more suitable for teaspoons and kitchen sinks than for structural elements, but they can be used for..

January 3, 2018