The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 91 (2013) > Issues > Issue 7 > Retrofitting Eagles Meadow Bridge with a tuned mass damper
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Retrofitting Eagles Meadow Bridge with a tuned mass damper

This paper presents a solution to undesirable acceleration effects experienced by pedestrians on the Eagles Meadow Footbridge in Wrexham. The installation of a tuned mass damper reduced the vertical movement of the bridge to near-imperceptible levels.

Author(s): A. S. Robertson, Waterman Transport and Development Ltd