Repair and Maintenance of Masonry Arch Bridges

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This masterclass looks at all aspects of masonry arch bridge construction and the materials utilized to determine the most appropriate repair schemes.

Dates:
Time:
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Trainers:
Bill Harvey, Gary Salter, David Wiggins, Steve Wood, Gordon Cartwright & Rosamond Artis
Venue:

Charlestown Workshops

Price:
£ + VAT

Course Suitability

This one day masterclass looks at all aspects of masonry arch bridge construction and the materials utilized to determine the most appropriate repair schemes. It is suitable for building professionals, contractors, engineers and others involved in heritage work.

Course Programme

 

09.30 – 09.45

 

Welcome and context for the day

Rosamond Artis,

Director, SLCT

 

09.45 – 10.15

 

Observation to Understanding

 

Dr Bill Harvey, Obvis

 

10.15 – 11.15

 

Stone Bridges – defects, remedies and conservation

Gary Salter,

Former Chief Engineer,

Sligo County Council

 

11.15 – 11.30

 

Coffee

 

11.30-  12.15

 

Scour resilience of masonry arch bridges

 

David Wiggins, Curtins

 

12.15 – 13.00

 

Case Study: Roman Bridge, Penicuik Estate

 

Steve Wood, David Narro Associates

 

13.00 – 13.45

 

Lunch

 

13.45 – 14.30

 

Photogrammetry: A powerful new tool for masonry bridge management

 

 

Dr Bill Harvey

 

14.30 – 15.00

 

Repair of Masonry Arch Structures – A Contractors Perspective

 

Gordon Cartwright, Go-Wright Ltd

 

15.00 – 15.45

 

Masonry arches supporting public roads – case studies from Sligo County Council

 

Gary Salter

 

15.45 – 16.15

 

Specifying mortars & replacement stone for masonry bridge repairs

 

Rosamond Artis

 

16.15 – 16.30

 

Q & A

 


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Please note: The Scottish Lime Centre Trust reserves the right to withdraw or modify any course being offered. In the event of a programme being withdrawn, we will try to find suitable alternatives.

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Scottish Lime Centre Trust is a charity registered in Scotland No: SCO22692

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