Information on the design of FRP footbridges has developed quickly over the last few years, with the new version of the DMRB which included the publication of CD368 – Design of fibre reinforced polymer bridges and highway structures, and the […]
We have published a technical paper to help clients and specifiers understand the significant differences in terms of installation, performance and long term maintenance of the different types of FRP bridge solutions that are available. There are two generic types […]
DESCRIPTION The Client had already purchased 4 moulded FRP composite footbridges from Lifespan Structures since 2018 recognising that for a similar purchase price to a steel bridge the Lifespan bridge significantly reduces installation costs and future maintenance costs. For Albany […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
We are currently offering our CPD presentation called ‘Bridging the Gap’, if this is of interest please get in touch. The presentation is particularly suited to local authority bridge engineers and consulting engineers who provide bridge services. The presentation will […]