Construction of World’s Tallest Rail Bridge in India

Construction of World’s Tallest Rail Bridge in India

As part of Northeast Policy, the Ministry of Railways took up the project of providing rail connectivity to Imphal in Manipur state. As per the detailed survey, the rail alignment takes off from existing Jiribam
Construction of New Brahmaputra Bridge & Road Works Near Tezpur - An Insight...

Construction of New Brahmaputra Bridge & Road Works Near Tezpur - An Insight...

Brahmaputra is one of the longest river in Asia with a total length of 2880 km & out of which 920km (approx.) lie in India. The New Brahmaputra Bridge @ Tezpur is one of the most challenging one, in the attempt to bridge
Slope erosion protection of bridge approach embankment

Slope erosion protection of bridge approach embankment

The road and railway crossing across the Brahmaputra on National Highway-52B is located at Bogibeel, about 17km downstream of Dibrugarh in Assam. The location is an area of high intensity rainfall (the annual rainfall ranges
Art & Science of Bridge Engineering - A World Scenario

Art & Science of Bridge Engineering - A World Scenario

The world has progressed beyond imaginations. Similar to the field of IT, Civil Engineering has also taken several steps forward to bring out innovative technologies to meet challenges of this world’s aspirations. Going forward from
Dhola Sadiya - India's Longest River Bridge

Dhola Sadiya - India's Longest River Bridge

The bridge lies in the state of Assam, but this location is usually referred to as upper Assam as it is far away from Guwahati and bordering China. The nearest airport is Dibrugarh. Then there is a drive of 65km into the
Innovation in Bridges Components and Materials

Innovation in Bridges Components and Materials

The Infrastructure Industry is continuously evolving; new roads, elevated corridors, expressways, railways, dedicated corridors, metros, mono-rails are being constructed all the time. They also require constant
World's Most Amazing Bridges

World's Most Amazing Bridges

The 6.5 feet wide walkway in the Hongyagu Scenic Area in Hebei province hangs 755 feet above the ground, and is the world's longest bridge, which opened in 2017-end. Designed by Tel Aviv architect Haim Dotan
An Experimental Study to Estimate Loss of Prestress and Determining Fundamental Natural Frequecny of Prestressed Concrete Bridge

An Experimental Study to Estimate Loss of Prestress and Determining Fundamental Natural Frequecny of Prestressed Concrete Bridge

Prestressed Concrete (PSC) structures especially bridges are being largely used all over the world due to their multifarious advantages in terms of structural behaviour, economy as well as aesthetical
Four Span Pipe Bridge

Experimental Investigations on the Structural Behaviour of a Distressed Bridge

Distressed structures require necessary remedial measures in order to restore their original structural properties like strength and stiffness. Validating the effectiveness of the proposed qualitative remedial
Foot Bridges

World’s Aesthetic Foot Bridges

Footbridges have a longer history than road or railway bridges. Ancient footbridges comprised of natural materials such as roots of trees, ropes, stones, masonry, and wood. Modern footbridges are built
Thane Creek Bridge

Load Testing of Second Thane Creek Bridge, Mumbai

Load testing is done to determine the safe load carrying capacity of structures, determining if specific legal or overweight vehicles can safely cross the structure or needs to be restricted and the level of post
Bridge in Central Kerala

Corrosion Preventive Methods Adopted for Concrete Bridges During Construction

Cement concrete is a versatile building material and is the second most consumed material in the world, after water. It is made using porland cement, coarse, and fine aggregates, water and one or more
Concrete Road Bridges

Recent Developments in Design and Construction of Concrete Road Bridges

Planning, design and construction of bridges and flyovers is very challenging at places with space constraints. There has been rapid development with the availability of high strength steel and concrete
Integral Abutment Bridges

Integral Abutment Bridges

The conventional bridges use expansion joints and bearings to accommodate the thermal movements of the bridge. However, they don't completely eliminate the distress caused because
Bridge Restoration

Restoration of 45 Years Old PSC Bridge by External Post Tensioning

The use and advantages of Post Tensioning are very well known in the Civil Engg Industry as it has been in use for the last 40 to 50 years. Post tensioning is one of the best methods to induce stresses in the concrete
Signature Bridge

Signature Bridge: A Landmark Engineering Marvel in the Making

Wazirabad Bridge or Signature Bridge Project is an initiative of Delhi Government, planned during the Commonwealth Games. It was conceptualized to be a landmark tourist icon that would also speed
Integral Abutment Bridge

Analysis of Integral Abutment Bridge by Grillage Method

An integral bridge may be defined as having no expansion joints or sliding bearings, the deck is continuous across the length of the bridge. Integral bridges are alternatively referred to as integral abutment
Soil Structure Interaction

Soil Structure Interaction of Integral Bridge Using Finite Element Method

A type of bridge that is used extensively in road applications in particular is the integral abutment bridge (IAB). The concept of "integral abutment bridge" has recently become a topic of remarkable
Cracks in Ravi Bridge

Rehabilitation of Distressed Bridges

Before carrying out any testing of the concrete structures using NDT methods, visual inspection of the structure is a must. Visual inspection is not confined to the surface, it also include examination of bearings
Mithi River Bridge

Strengthening of Mithi River Bridge at Mumbai Airport

Strengthening of RCC structural elements is a common task for maintenance nowadays. For the purpose of strengthening, several materials and methods are available such as sprayed concrete
Bridge Health Management

Bridge Health Management

Bridge maintenance is necessary to keep all bridges traffic worthy. Immediately on completion of a bridge there is a need to keep observation on its behaviour under various conditions Distress if any
Prestressed Concrete Bridges

Prestressed Concrete Bridges for Nad-al-Sheba Race Course, Dubai

Dubai, one of the seven emirates was just a small fishermen colony, about fifty years ago (Fig.1a). But in the past 35 years, i.e. after the formation of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Dubai has developed by leaps and
Bridge Barriers

Bridge Barriers and Parapets

Pedestrian barriers are typically the post/baluster type. Traffic barriers however come in avariety of configurations to suit particular circumstances, including flexible, semi-rigid, rigid beam and post
bridges in india

Fast Track Design and Construction of Bridges in India

Over the last 150 years, India witnessed glorious opportunities in the field of Bridge Engineering. The advent of Railways in India necessitated bridging major rivers. Well foundations were extensive
Bridge Over Corace River

Bridge Over Corace River in Gimigliano Municipality: Urgent Traffic Rehabilitation

This work was one of the boldest kind of Maillarts ever made by Adriano Galli. This is the first example of arched road bridge, made of reinforced concrete and with stiffening deck in the South
Mississippi River Bridge Collapse

I-35W Mississippi River Bridge Collapse and the G/P Phenomenon

The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge was constructed in 1967 to serve Interstate W35 traffic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The bridge was provided with eight lanes for traffic which in 2007 numbered about 140,000
Grade Separator

Planning, Design & Construction of Grade Separator Near Apsara Border, Delhi

Rapid development and urbanization of Delhi and surrounding areas coupled with the high average income of the populace (with large standard deviation) has largely eclipsed socio-cultural traits
chinese bridges

An Overview of Modern Chinese Bridges

Infrastructure is the backbone of modernization, and bridges are a major element of infrastructure. Consequently, bridge construction took off as modernization and industrialization increased
Susbridges

Sustainable Bridges for Every Bridge Engineer

As "green design" has become mainstream, examples of bridges with notable "green" features can now be found all over the world. . The Kurilpa Pedestrian Bridge in Brisbane, Australia, designed by
Transportation

Transportation Infrastructure Needs and Developments

Mobility is fundamental to economic and social activities of any country. Mobility is provided by the transportation infrastructure and this has a huge impact on the development and welfare