The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 70 (1992) > Issues > Issue 8 > Bridgeworks in an Unstable Environment
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Bridgeworks in an Unstable Environment

A wet tropical climate, youthful geology, and embryonic road network, present particular constraints on bridge design and serviceability. The influence of an unstable environment on conceptual design is reviewed in the light of recent experience in Papua New Guinea. E. Pennells

Author(s): Pennells, E

Keywords: papua new guinea;moisture;climate;rivers;floods;bridges;bailey bridges;earthquakes;storms;trees;timber;temporary structures;decks