9th Australian Small Bridges Conference
 



Timber Bridges are a feature of our conference.


In 2017 the topics presented included:

ADVANCED RESTORATION METHODS FOR OLD AUSTRALIAN HARDWOOD TIMBER BRIDGES – ELDERSLIE ROAD BRIDGE TASMANIA
Dan Tingley, Senior Engineer, Wood Research and Development - USA/ CANADA 

USING TIMBER TO YOUR ADVANTAGE 
Dan Schimke, Operations Manager, PBS  



THE BEHAVIOUR OF ROUND TIMBER MEMBERS NOTCHED OVER THE SUPPORT ON THE TENSION FACE 
Justin Dewey, PhD Candidate, James Cook University  

RESURFACING OVERWATER SINGLE LANE BRIDGE TO AN ISLAND WITHOUT ENVIRONMENTAL OR TRAFFIC IMPACT
Jason Eggleton, Bituminous Services Manager - Infrastructure Services, Downer and Glen Henderson, Bridge Works Supervisor, Regional Maintenance Delivery - Asset Maintenance, Roads and Maritime Services, Wagga Wagga 

THE NEW HANDBOOK OF CONVENTIONAL MAINTENANCE PRACTICES FOR RAILWAY BRIDGES 
Jay Craft, Manager Railroad Bridge Group, Jacobs USA and Dan Tingley, Senior Engineer, Wood Research and Development - USA/ CANADA 

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION OF THE AVON RIVER RAIL BRIDGE
Andrew Young, Engineering Investigations Manager, Hatch 

ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY SOLUTION TO GROUND HAZARDS IN DESIGN OF BRIDGE ABUTMENTS USING TIMBER PILES 
Hamidreza Sadeghi, Senior Geotechnical Engineer, Katahira Engineers International, JAPAN  

CASE STUDY: MICROPILES FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF TIMBER RAILWAY BRIDGES
Lukasz Gawlik, Geotechnical Design Engineer, Keller 

Also very relevant for Timber Bridges are:

NETWORK WIDE ASSESSMENT FOR PERMIT VEHICLES
Andrew Sonnenberg, National Bridge Engineering Manager, Pitt&Sherry 

BRIDGE SCOUR: WHY THE ENGINEERING IS SKETCHY, AND HOW IT COULD BE IMPROVED 
Martin Jacobs, Senior Hydraulics Engineer, pitt&sherry


In addition many of our other topics will be relevant for Timber Bridge Asset Owners.


To read all the abstracts for these, and all of our other topic click HERE.


The Conference Exhibition will also feature displays on the Repair and Maintenance of Timber Bridges as well as use in new projects.





Niu Bridge System from PNGFP