Chris Hendy, Atkins Transportation Technical Director and Head of Bridge Design and Technology, Chris Pires, Senior Bridge Engineer, Atkins and Ursula O’Higgins Associate Director, Atkins all presented in Dublin on the 26th of October at an Atkins Thought Leadership Event.
The presentation was on Bridge Preservation and Innovation. The very interesting and well attended Atkins thought leadership and networking event was held in the Merrion Hotel.
There was a wide range of interested parties in attendance including governing bodies, decision and policy makers, clients, contractors, consultants, local authorities, educators, researchers and developers.
In the last few years, remarkable technological advances have been achieved in bridge engineering technology. These cover a wide spectrum of issues, ranging from design, maintenance, and rehabilitation methodologies to material and monitoring innovations. Atkins speakers Chris Pires and Chris Hendy gave an insight into current and future trends in bridges design and asset management in Ireland and across the globe.