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.
USL 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.
BP1 is a buried joint, incorporating polyethylene, which is placed into the air gap flush with the concrete surface. The deck is then primed using PMCS/01 and over the joint area. The whole area is then sprayed with PmB 2mm nominal thickness waterproofing layer. Within 4 hours the 300mm overlay is sprayed on top of the existing 2mm waterproofing layer finally installing a saw cut to surface.