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The paper describes the design and construction of Adhamiyah Bridge over the River Tigris in Baghdad. Of steel construction acting compositely with a concrete deck, the cable-stayed bridge is the first of this type to be erected in the Middle East. D.J. Lee and A. Wallace
The first 75th Anniversary function held out-of-house was the Thanksgiving Service at Sr. Lawrence Jewry on 24 November 1983, followed by a Reception at the Guildhall. Nearly 300 members and guests attended the Service and heard the follo wing address by Dr. George Geddes, CBE, FEng (Past President)
The literature dealing with the expansion of concrete due to alkali-silica reaction (ASR) is reviewed and experimental work currently in progress at the Cement & Concrete Association is described. It is shown that concrete containing a reactive aggregate and a UK cement is unlikely to exhibit deleterious expansion due to ASR if the alkali content of the concrete, expressed as equivalent Na20, is less than 4 kg/m3. D.W. Hobbs