The importance of carrying out bearing and expansion joint inspections by proficient and competent engineers who understand their functionality can often be key to maximising a structure’s lifespan and avoiding major, unexpected, emergency repair costs.
USL Ekspan have carried out a number of projects for swing bridges and foot bridges. From design, fabrication of all structural components, to trial erection and final installation. Details of these type of bridge installations can be supplied on request.
In 2009, USL Ekspan's specialist sub contractor was engaged by Saif Bin Darwish on behalf of Al Ain Municipality to install 460 linear metres of Briflex Resin Mortar to support Transflex Reinforced Elastomeric bridge expansion joints installed at each abutment of an elevated section of roadway that carries traffic to and from Al Ain, Dubai, Abu Dhabi and surrounding conurbations.
Britflex Resin Mortar was chosen by the client because of its key performance characteristics: