Bridge Engineer's Blog

All of these updates can be found in the News section of our website. Here we collect together those items from the Bridge Engineer’s Blog that relate specifically to the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project.


Bridge Engineer’s Blog: Illuminating the Old Bridge for Christmas

Since its installation during the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, the enhancement lighting on the Old Bridge has proved incredibly popular. Installed within the bowstring-shaped trusses, the multicoloured lights highlight the ...
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Modern bridge owners meet at site of ancient river crossing

Rochester Bridge Trust was proud to host the 70th meeting of a group of the United Kingdom’s leading bridge experts. The Bridge Owners’ Forum met in the Trust’s six centuries ...
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December overnight maintenance works review

Once a quarter, the Rochester Bridge Trust carries out overnight maintenance of its bridges. The purpose of this is to safely complete activities that require single lane closures, at a ...
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Bridge refurbishment wins construction industry award

A medieval charity has been recognised for its role in the provision and enhancement of modern transport services. Rochester Bridge Trust won the Transport Project of the Year at the ...
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Rochester Esplanade: A place to sit and stare

During the Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, the portion of Rochester Esplanade that is owned by the Trust underwent significant re-landscaping to make the area more open and welcoming to visitors. ...
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Bridge refurbishment shortlisted for People’s Choice Award

The Institution of Civil Engineers has recognised the importance of a Rochester engineering project by shortlisting it for an international People’s Choice Award. The Rochester Bridge Refurbishment Project, which was ...
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