CBDG 25th Annual Conference

Temporary Works and Design for Construction

Institution of Structural Engineers,
Bastwick St, London.


With the publication of Technical Guide TG16 Temporary Works for Concrete Bridges in May 2020, the thread for this year’s conference is temporary works in relation to Road, Rail and Foot Bridges.

The 25th Annual Conference programme is now being finalised. The subject areas presented will encompass;

CBDG is making a call for presentations with particular emphasis on;

  • Interaction between Temporary and Permanent Works
  • Stability of Temporary and Permanent Works
  • Good detailing
  • Case studies
  • Improving Buildability
  • Fabrication, transport and erection of beams
  • Safety Management

The following is a selection of the proposed presentation abstracts received

Presentations currently under consideration (abridged titles)
CBDG Technical Guide 16 temporary works for concrete bridges
Temporary works co-ordination on major projects
Bridge maintenance temporary access
Structural health monitoring during construction
Digital processes for temporary works with bridges
Mumbai trans harbour link
Bridge replacement scheme
Construction and temporary works for major a bridge project
The deconstruction of a city centre bridge
Demolition and installation of new bridge deck
Mersey Gateway Bridge
Lichfield southern bypass bridge
Stainless steel reinforcement for concrete bridge structures
Headroom and impact design for curved soffit bridges
Education and training for TWD
Demolition of prestressed bridges

Unfortunately the conference cannot cover all the above potential presentations but the final programme will endeavour to provide a broad overview of temporary works design for bridges.

For further information or to send your abstract, please contact: enquiries@cbdg.org.uk