5th International Cable-Supported Bridge Operators’ Conference
Held August 28-29, 2006

 "Advances in Cable-Supported Bridges" Edited by: Khaled M. Mahmoud
Copyright 2006 Taylor & Francis Group plc, London UK ISBN 0415419824

Table of Contents

 

1 Design, construction & operation

 

Stonecutters Bridge - designing for operations                                       3

M. Carter and N. Hussain

 

Second bridge over the Orinoco - design, construction and operation      21

K. J. Humpf

 

A construction solution for self anchored suspension bridges                  31

R. A. Lawrie and H. Huang

 

Mitigation and monitoring of cable vibrations for cable stayed bridges     39

D. M. Barrett

 

2 Inspection and maintenance

 

Forth Road Bridge - maintenance challenges                                        57

A. A. S. Andrew, and B. R. Colford

 

Inspection and monitoring of cable stayed structures - design, implementation & performance                                                           87

G. Hovhanessian and J. Stieb

 

Repainting of Seto-Ohashi Bridge for increase of durability                    97

K. Kawaguchi, Y. Nagao and T. Sugimoto

 

3 Instrumentation, testing and monitoring

 

Instrumentation and monitoring of critical structural elements unique to

suspension bridges                                                                          111

G. Hovhanessian and E. Laurent

 

Non-destructive testing of suspender ropes with magnetostriction          121

M. S. Higgins

 

Wire test results for three suspension bridge cables                            127

R. M. Mayrbaurl

 

4 Cable studies and planning

 

Planning and engineering for the future: capacity increase and cable

replacement at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge                                      145

J. Lorentzson, P. Nietzschmann, G. Fanjiang, and C. Gagnon

 

Bear Mountain Bridge cable reinforcement                                          163

W. J. Moreau, R. Dragan, and P. Sluszka

 

Planning and design of Jeokgeum Grand Bridge                                  175

S. Y. Park, M. J. Lee and J. H. Kim,

 

5 Rehabilitation and preventive techniques

 

Rehabilitation of the lower roadway of the Manhattan Bridge                 187

H. D. Perahia, J. Patel, H. Ahmed, and A. Razzaq

 

Forth Road Bridge - first internal inspection, strength evaluation, acoustic

monitoring and dehumidification of the main cables                             201

B. R. Colford, C. P. E. Cocksedge

 

Prevention of main cable corrosion by dehumidification                        215

M. L. Bloomstine and O. Sørensen

 

6 Wire rope and strand applications

 

Electromagnetic inspection of wire ropes - vertical lift bridges                231

D. R. Hall

 

Wire Rope and strand assemblies in bridge applications                      239

T.W. Klein

                       

Epoxy coated & filled prestressing steel strand cables                         247

Y. Shinichi