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Network Rail to Prototype Composite Station Bridges

Taken from Construction Enquirer

A concept footbridge, designed by Marks Barfield Architects and COWI, is to be prototyped before deciding whether to adopt new designs.

The ‘Futura’ bridge will demonstrate the benefits that...

Successful Use of C779

Since its publication in November 2018, C779: Fibre reinforced polymer bridges – guidance for designers has been downloaded over 2350 times.

It is cited in the Highways England document CD368 and has been referenced in...

ECS Builds Three FRP Bailey-Type Bridges for Scottish Water

ECS Engineering Services has supplied three Bailey-type bridges to Scottish Canals for use as temporary crossings at various locations on the waterways when construction or repair work is in hand.

Each bridge is a different...

FRP Bridges – Guidance for Designers Launched

Composites UK is pleased to announce the launch of its document “FRP Bridges – Guidance for Designers” through CIRIA, funded by Highways England and Network Rail.

The guide shares the history of fibre-reinforced polymer (FRP)...

Bridging the gap between infrastructure and wildlife

Conserving our natural environment around the ever expanding infrastructure in the UK has become an issue of increased importance. Particularly, roads and railways can present an insurmountable obstacle to wildlife, with thousands of animals becoming...

ECS Brings FRP Pedestrian and Cycle Bridge Technology to the UK

ECS Engineering Services is delivering a new technology to the UK for cycle and foot bridges, built around fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) technology to provide a durable, lightweight, modern alternative to traditional construction materials.



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