Bridge Transverse Stressing Bars – QLD Australia, 2013

 Duration - 1 day per bridge

 Access - Crane

Many bridges in Queensland are designed to incorporate transverse stressing bars holding the individual precast deck units together to act as one unit. 3 bridges were tested during 2013 to establish if any of the bars were broken or corroding.

The information provided allowed the client to make informed decisions regarding maintenance schedules.

Extraction and replacement of transverse stressing bars in Sandy Creek bridge is currently underway – more information to follow