The innovative solution resulted in a low-maintenance bridge that avoided the need for bearings and movement joints and reduced the structural depths of the main deck beams
Justification : The deck beams
and abutments are deteriorating making the bridge structurally deficient.
To do this, it is planned to implement a deck beams
Contract awarded for The strengthening of Bridge 1148 Roe Highway over Helena River by Installation of additional deck beams
and improvement of substructure by micropile installation.
The exposed deck beams
suggest the possible survival of decks below the sand - possibly the entire starboard side- which would also be extremely rare in the UK.