Innovations

Briefing pack

Published on 6 February 2019

The motivation for this was a slide information pack that could be used on site which was easily contributed to and relevant and specific to site. it also enabled another form of site engagement and... Read more...

Digital Tools in Design & Construction

Published on 6 February 2019

PROJECT OUTLINE Bacton Asset Health, Scheme 1a Modifications to the top-tier COMAH natural gas terminal at Bacton. Installation of 35No. isolation valves ranging in diameter from 600mm to 900mm,... Read more...

No More Props

Published on 6 February 2019

The team wanted to be able to do the job and be able to easily communicate the process on TBS, and take away the hindrance acros can pose. The team were looking for a engineering solution that could... Read more...

Permanent Ballast Retention System

Published on 6 February 2019

In the past it was common practice in the industry to use 1ton ballast bags as a temporary measure before building up the wing walls. However now safe be design principles frown upon such practices... Read more...

Motorway Road Lighting Control System (MoRLiCS)

Published on 6 February 2019
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MoRLiCS is designed to set the road lighting levels at night according to various criteria including traffic levels on the motorway and Expressways/All-Purpose Trunk Roads (APTRs). Subject to rules... Read more...

SAFETYcam

Published on 5 February 2019
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Road workers are often placed in a dangerous environment whilst working on the Strategic Road Network, due to factors such as site speed and vehicle incursions. This trial explored the use of... Read more...

Incident detection testbed

Published on 5 February 2019
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This project delivers a functional, standalone testbed for tunnel detection technologies, to allow new detectors to be developed and evaluated in a live tunnel environment, without impacting live... Read more...

Mobile Barrier

Published on 5 February 2019
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Mobile Barrier possibilities are being developed to further reduce road worker exposure. The barriers originated in the United States where work zones incursions have led to several fatalities.... Read more...

Hydro Demolition – Aqua Prep

Published on 4 February 2019
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Traditionally, surface preparation has been utilised on schemes for the removal of the historic paint cathodic protection systems and to provide a suitable surface grade with which to apply... Read more...