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 Read More...

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 Read More...

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 Read More...

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 Read More...

Experimental Investigations on the Structural Behaviour of a Distressed Bridge

Four Span Pipe 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 Read More...

World’s Aesthetic Foot Bridges

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 Read More...

Load Testing of Second Thane Creek Bridge, Mumbai

Thane Creek Bridge
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 Read More...

Corrosion Preventive Methods Adopted for Concrete Bridges During Construction

Bridge in Central Kerala
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 Read More...

Recent Developments in Design and Construction of Concrete Road Bridges

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 Read More...

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 Read More...

Restoration of 45 Years Old PSC Bridge by External Post Tensioning

Bridge Restoration
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 Read More...

Signature Bridge: A Landmark Engineering Marvel in the Making

Signature Bridge
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 Read More...

Analysis of Integral Abutment Bridge by Grillage Method

Integral Abutment Bridge
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 Read More...

Soil Structure Interaction of Integral Bridge Using Finite Element Method

Soil Structure Interaction
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 Read More...

Rehabilitation of Distressed Bridges

Cracks in Ravi Bridge
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 Read More...

Strengthening of Mithi River Bridge at Mumbai Airport

Mithi River Bridge
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 Read More...

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 Read More...

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

Prestressed Concrete Bridges
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 Read More...

Bridge Barriers and Parapets

Bridge Barriers
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 Read More...

Fast Track Design and Construction of Bridges in India

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 Read More...

Bridge Over Corace River in Gimigliano Municipality: Urgent Traffic Rehabilitation

Bridge Over Corace River
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 Read More...

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

Mississippi River Bridge Collapse
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 Read More...

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

Grade Separator
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 Read More...

An Overview of Modern Chinese Bridges

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 Read More...

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 Read More...

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 Read More...

Innovations in Plate Girder Design

Plate Girder Design
Plate girders are often used in structures having spans more than 15-20m. Normal plate girders are provided with intermediate and edge stiffeners, to utilize the post buckling strength of the webs. However Read More...

Well Foundations for Bridges are Obsolete!!!

Bridges Foundations
Bridge foundations are the most complicated and difficult to construct. Unexpected difficulties cause delays, extra costs and revision of designs due to altered situations. Loss of human lives Read More...

Rail Bridges; Hanging on the Edges

Rail bridges
Railway's history is abound with stories of old bridges to have collapsed under the weight of moving trains, but this is the first time that a bridge has fallen on a train. Recently, a freak accident snuffed out Read More...

Castleford Bridge Pride of Castleford

Castleford bridge
The 'S' shaped new footbridge in Castleford represents the culmination of strong working partnership, unwavering community commitment, whole-hearted and holistic effort of the people Read More...

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