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Hendon Park Footbridge and the Waterview Shared Path Bridges Connecting Communities
The Waterview Connection completes Auckland’s Western Ring Route and is NZ Transport Agency’s largest ever motorway project which also includes a raft of community facilities to re-invigorate the area including a new cycleway network. The shared…
Strengthening and Widening of the Maribyrnong River Bridges Southern Approach Structure over the former Sunshine Industrial Waste Land Fill
The M80 Ring Road Upgrade Project – Sunshine Avenue to Calder Freeway consists of twin 120 m long bridge structures over the former Sunshine industrial waste land fill. The existing structures consist of a cast insitu post tensioned slab, supported…
The Waterview Connection: Great North Road Interchange Bridges
The NZ Transport Agency's $1.4 billion Waterview Connection in Auckland is the largest roading project ever undertaken in New Zealand. One of the dominant features of the project is the Great North Road motorway to motorway (SH20 to SH16)…
Design and Constructability Challenges of Strengthening Existing Bridges
The exponential rise of the population and freight load in Victoria have led to a strong need for the upgrade of existing infrastructure to accommodate the increase in demand and loads of high productivity heavy vehicles. In many instances,…
CityLink Tulla Widening: Widening of Existing CityLink Southbound Ramp to Power Street and Burnley Tunnel
The $1.28 billion CityLink Tulla Widening project involves widening of a 24km section of three major Melbourne freeways from Melbourne Airport to Power Street including the western section of the CityLink tollway, Tullamarine and Westgate Freeways.…
The Kirkbride Road Interchange
  • ABC2017-155-17
  • 26 Apr 2017
  • Bridges
Kirkbride Road is a busy urban road crossing State Highway 20A, the main route between Auckland City and Auckland International Airport. The existing crossing is a signalised at-grade intersection which contributes to local congestion and has a high…
Revised Seismic Design Provisions in AS 5100.2
The seismic design provisions in AS 5100 have recently been revised to accord with AS 1170.4:2007. The revised provisions were mainly based on Austroads technical report AP-T200-12, titled Bridge Design Guidelines for Earthquakes .
Next Generation of Facilities for Testing and Inspection of Bridge
This paper studies the mechanical and Data Acquisition performance of a Robotic Transverse Profiler (RTP), designed and built in the partnership between with ARRB and Laboratory of Motion Generation and Analysis for pavement technology study. A…
Achieving Low Life Cycle Cost
  • ABC2017-122-17
  • 26 Apr 2017
  • Bridges
Bridges, tunnels and other road structures are presently designed to achieve their design life requirement of 100 years. This may not necessarily lead to a cost-effective outcome and all asset owners are seeking the lowest whole of life cycle cost…
Emergency Responses to the Accidentally Damaged Bridges
The Infrastructure Asset management is facing critical demand and challenges in encountering the concerning issues pertaining to the existing bridges due to un-foreseen accidents. The emergency issues arising due to possible vandalism, low height…