Assessment

February 5, 2024

CRE 244 – Masonry properties for assessing arch bridges

Access free from the TRL website. Also available from CIS. Written by Prof Emeritus A.W.Hendry. A discussion of the factors affecting the compressive strength of masonry […]
February 5, 2024

TRL Research Perspectives: Traffic loading on highway bridges

Purchase from the ICE Virtual Library website. Written by Peter Dawe. From the introduction of steam traction engines in the nineteenth century through to the commercial […]
February 5, 2024

NR/L3/CIV/023 Assessment of Footbridges

Available from NR Portal, CIS. This document provides requirements and advice for the assessment of footbridges. It complements NR/L2/CIV/035. It forms part of the control barrier […]
February 5, 2024

P138 Appraisal of existing iron and steel structures

Available from CIS. Written by Mike Bussell This publication gives guidance on the appraisal of existing iron and steel structures. It deals mainly with building structures […]
February 5, 2024

NR/GN/CIV/015 The Assessment of Underbridge Capacity (formerly RT/C/CE/015)

Available from NR Portal, CIS. The purpose of this Railtrack Line Code of Practice is to specify standards to which assessments of safe carrying capacities of […]
February 5, 2024

NR/GN/CIV/025 Guidance Note – The Structural Assessment of Underbridges

Available from NR Portal, CIS. The purpose of this document is to provide recommendations for applicable standards and analytical methods which may be used to determine […]
February 5, 2024

NR/L2/CIV/295 Scour Assessment of Bridges, Culverts and Retaining Walls

Available from NR Portal, CIS. This business process describes the procedures for safeguarding Network Rail structures from the risk of scour. It manages the threat of […]
February 5, 2024

DMRB GG 000 – Design Manual for Roads and Bridges Index

Access free from the DMRB website. Also available from CIS. This document contains the current index of Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) documents as […]
February 5, 2024

Guidance on the design, assessment and strengthening of masonry parapets on highway structures

Also available from CIS. This document is the precursor to BS 8779:2022 Assessment, maintenance and repair of masonry highway parapets for bridges and other structures. From […]