With the ever-increasing drive to improve the productivity
of our road freight network, road agencies are continually being asked to assess requests for access to their road and bridge network. Bridge access is a critical link in this productivity improvement drive but understanding how to assess access requires a level of specialist knowledge and understanding.
This two-day program is designed to provide the participant with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of assessing heavy vehicle access to bridges, including industry terminology nuances and the various ways of assessing heavy vehicle access to bridges. The differences between heavy vehicle access assessments and bridge assessments will be covered, along with approaches to rapid assessment and managing consultants.
Heavy vehicle access assessment uses engineering principals, and as such, knowledge of engineering statics is needed to undertake assessments, however, the program will provide an excellent overview of the process suitable for any professional involved in the management of bridges.
This course is aimed at, but not limited to:
By the end of the workshop attendees will: