"In e-commerce retailers - for the first time last year - we saw a levelling-off or a slight downturn but, this year, we are seeing a really buoyant uplift
. I'm really pleased with what we've seen in terms of business volumes.
In fixed bridges that underwent structural failure, the causes included the lateral forces of waves on bridge superstructure and substructure along with buoyant uplift of inundated bridges.
For example, surge and strong wind caused by Hurricane Katrina's imposed lateral wave forces, buoyant uplift, debris impact, and scour.