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Shelfmark SSR/TRL/WP7
Author Cuninghame J R
Title Severn Crossing: final report on strengthening the stiffener to crossbeam joint
Publisher Transport and Road Research Laboratory, 1987
Physical Description 20p., charts
Series Working Paper: WP/B/127/87

Longitudinal stiffener to crossbeam welds on the Severn Crossing have failed in service due to fatigue. This report describes the final stage of a programme of work to develop a repair method which will also strengthen the joint to give an adequqte service life. It is estimated that the repair must increase the life of the joint by a factor of nine.

Keyword Bridge Fatigue

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Copy ID: 54046000304004, Library: SSR, Location: SSR-SHELF

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