Rehabilitation of Existing Meghna Bridge & Meghna-Gumti. Bridge Roads and Highway Department, Bangladesh
Name of Client:
Roads and Highway Department, Bangladesh
Meghna and Daudkandi
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Main objective of the project was to investigate the condition of existing central hinges and prepare detailed engineering design for rehabilitation / replacement of central hinges of Meghna and Megna-Gamuti Bridge.
0The condition of hinge bearings and expansion joints of Meghna-Gumti Bridge was also needed to be surveyed. Another objective was to investigate the river bed and bank scour and prepare detailed engineering design for necessary river training and protective works of Meghna Bridge and Meghna-Gumti Bridge.
Study included the investigation of seismic design condition of Meghna Bridge and Meghna-Gumti Bridge in particular checking of existing design based on seismic coefficient of BNBC, and investigates necessity of retrofitting and design ofprestessed concrete Box Girder Deck, Pier and foundation system.
River survey and hydrological/hydraulic investigation including data collection, investigation and analysis of river course, river morphology, historical flow and flood characteristics, mathematical modeling and physical modeling.