Gabriel Neves, Tekla bridge structures manager, recalls meeting Sigmund Reinsborg Log, head of section/head of verification and approval for the Department of Structures, an authoritative body of Norway’s Directorate of Public Roads.
When the Norwegian Public Roads Administration asked the design-build team of Sweco, PNC, Armando Rito Engenharia and Isachsen to deliver a 643-meter-long concrete box-girder bridge completely in 3D, designers with Armando Rito were initially a bit skeptical.
Permanent floating bridges are essentially boutique structures that only make sense for certain rare kinds of sites: unusually deep bodies of water and/or bodies of water with very soft bottoms, where piers are impractical.
Mayor Sadiq Khan inherited design Thomas Heatherwick's fanciful green River Thames span scheme, but withdrew support after a review showed that private funding would fall far short, leaving taxpayers on the hook
On Demand The heavy civil construction industry is increasing its adoption of 3D/4D model-based delivery and digital construction management workflows. We'll discuss the many opportunities and benefits gained from model-based project delivery and how to overcame the challenges associated with implementing these new workflows.