The Bridge Research Group at Cambridge University aims to promote the dissemination of information on bridge engineering topics by holding a series of one-day Forums.
Delegates from different interest groups in the bridge engineering fraternity are brought together to exchange ideas and discuss current and future research and development needs in the design, assessment and management of the nation's bridge infrastructure.
Invitation to submit research proposals to the Bridge Owners' Forum:
|BOF Call for Proposals
Campbell Middleton (PDF File 25KB)
|BOF Research Proposal Form
Campbell Middleton (Word Document 117KB)
|BOF Research Key Issues
John Menzies (PDF File 24KB)
|BOF Research Projects
Campbell Middleton (PDF File 15KB)
John Menzies, Campbell Middleton (PDF File 41KB)
In August 2010 the FHWA published a report of the 2009 scanning tour. See:
Assuring Bridge Safety and Serviceability in Europe
Following the problems in Cumbria following the flooding in November 2009, he UK Bridges Board issued a Background Briefing on Highway Bridges. See also written evidence to the Transport Select Committee enquiry on the Cumbria flooding.
* Note that registration (free of charge) is required to download the above documents.