Off site production allowed us to continue with this project during the lock down. Once restrictions were eased the existing bridge was removed and the foundations upgraded by CRL working for Kent Highways, before the new bridge was installed in […]
Very few people in the construction industry are aware of the significant commercial opportunity from identifying R&D processes and expenditure within the business. If a contractor has changed or improved a traditional process, and applied it to the project, then […]
The English Version of CUR96 is now available! CUR96 Recommendation describes the principles for the design of fibre-reinforced polymers (FRP) It is available for download at https://crowplatform.com/product/crow-cur-recommendation-962019/ Please do contact us directly if you would like a to understand more […]
The DMRB was updated by Highways England just before the lockdown started. We were probably all distracted from noticing this at the time. The technical changes were substantial, especially regarding FRP bridges but the structure of the suite of documents […]
The construction industry is committed to reducing the environmental impact of its activities. The Construction 2025 joint strategy from the UK Government and industry, working in partnership, sets a vision, which includes 50% lower emissions, 33% lower costs and 50% […]
This Public Rights of Way (PROW), 2 span bridge was installed in December 2018. The lightweight nature allowed easy installation in this remote location during the winter months and moulded deck technology means long term maintenance will be reduced to […]
The existing skewed reinforced concrete footbridge had come to the end of it life, so an FRP Replacement was selected to provide reduced maintenance in the tree enclosed environment over the Gutter. Following completion of new abutments and associated retaining […]
Lifespan Structures FRP cycleway Bridges on Horsey Way, Eastbourne, were highly commended at the 2018 ICE South East England Engineering Excellence awards in the best infrastructure category..no mean feat when going up against much larger schemes, congratulations to all involved […]
600kg FRP bridge deck replaces a 2-3000kg timber bridge, delivered and put in place in just a few hours. The installation of our first generation of lightweight footbridge structures is over 3 years ago now.
Off site construction, means bridge production can continue all year round, and minimises installation times. This bridge replaces a corroded steel structure which had reached the end of its service life.