Lifespan Structures design, manufacture and supply

composite footbridges to clients and contractors

Company

Lifespan Structures has been established to provide a design, manufacture and supply service for FRP bridge decks to bridge owners and contractors.

Lifespan Structures links up UK expertise in Bridge and Composite Design and Composite Manufacturing to provide a design and supply bridge solution which includes;

  • Bridge Design
  • Composite Design
  • Composite Manufacturing
  • The provision of tender supply prices to established or preferred civil engineering supply partners.

 

Services

Lifespan Structures can;

  • Develop a conceptual design for both new and replacement bridges using FRP structures,
  • Simplify the design and procurement processes in line with BD90/05 Design of FRP Bridges and Highway Structures.
  • Allow clients to procure long lasting, cost effective structures without the costly ongoing maintenance.

Conceptual Design Input

Lifespan Structures involvement at Conceptual Stage allows;

  • Structural Bridge Design to be completed.
  • Development of a Composite Design.
  • Maximised efficiency in the manufacturing processes.
  • Production of a cost effective, elegant composite structure for even simple bridges.
  • Capital costs of a composite footbridge to be much more in line with those of traditional steel and timber type structures.
  • The owner to take full advantage of the whole life cost benefits.

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