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The Design and Construction of Friarton Bridge
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Friarton Bridge over the River Tay at Perth is a multispan bridge comprising two independent welded steel box girders, each with a composite lightweight concrete deck slab. The bridge is notable for being one of the first in the United Kingdom to use structural lightweight concrete in its construction, which made composite construction economic for the river span; also for being the first major structure to be designed to the ‘Interim Design and Workmanship Rules’ (successor to the ‘Merrison’ Rules). O.A. Kerensky, J. Robinson and B.L. Smith

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