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AD 428: Draft guidance: lateral and torsional vibration of half-through truss footbridges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 pedestrians in a …

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. Fabricated and …

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 Aire and the Aire …

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 demolition and …

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 Network Rail clearance …

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 river has ever been …

Design software for SIN beams now available

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

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 Buckinghamshire. …

Shoppers’ beacon

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

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 support and other …

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