The importance of carrying out bearing and expansion joint inspections by proficient and competent engineers who understand their functionality can often be key to maximising a structure’s lifespan and avoiding major, unexpected, emergency repair costs.
Ekspan have carried out a number of projects for swing bridges and foot bridges. From design, fabrication of all structural components, to trial erection and final installation. Details of these type of bridge installations can be supplied on request.
Roller shutter joints are manufactured for dynamic structures with large longitudinal movements. They are designed to take high vehicle volumes/loads whilst providing a long operation service life.
Bridges using this type of joint for example are:
Forth Road Bridge, Severn Bridge, Humber Bridge, Avonmouth Viaduct.