FORTH ROAD BRIDGE MAINTENANCE
...Bridge Maintenance Introduction The Forth Road Bridge is situated in the Firns of Forth in Scotland. Spanning about 1800m, it is the world’s longest suspension bridge outside the USA. It was opened in 1964, and designed to specifications such BS 5400 and BS 153, which, in the course of time, became superseded by demands of increased activity. Over the years, vehicular evolution courtesy of technology, and the increased rate of economic activity, among other reasons, has necessitated attention to the serviceability state of crucial/ vital members of this bridge. Examples of such members are the main cables, the cross-bracing, and pier defences, to mention only a few. This paper... Page Topic: Forth Road...