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% […]
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.
Lightweight FRP bridge deck for cycleway delivered. The 15m by 3m structure has been constructed off site and is being unloaded using a lorry mounted crane. Low dead weights allow simplified foundations especially where poor ground conditions exist.
A small bridge, just 5m span, used to gain public access across a drainage ditch into a local nature reserve. The client was concerned that a traditional timber structure would have reduced durability due to damp environment, so selected the […]
Our latest FRP bridge takes the route of a new footpath across a stream and safely away from a road. The low maintenance FRP solution, in an environment where a timber bridge would have a significantly lower life before major […]