Design and construction of Hams Way Footbridge, Worcester

Author: Finn Graham and Ben Curry

Date published

1 June 2021

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Design and construction of Hams Way Footbridge, Worcester

The Structural Engineer
Author

Finn Graham and Ben Curry

Date published

1 June 2021

Author

Finn Graham and Ben Curry

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free
 

Buy Now

This article describes the design of Hams Way Footbridge from concept through to construction, including an assessment of the embodied carbon.

Synopsis

Hams Way Footbridge is an elegant new pedestrian and cycle bridge on the outskirts of Worcester, UK. The steel bowstring truss bridge features smooth curves and intricate connections and is designed to catch shadow lines along its main members to enhance its lightweight appearance. This article describes the design from concept through to detailed design, including a thorough assessment of the embodied carbon.

Additional information

Format:
PDF
Pages:
8
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

Tags

Bridge Bridge - pedestrian Bridge - arch Project Focus Carbon Issue 6

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