—The rehabilitation of a single span clay brick arch
highway bridge is described. The bridge, which dates from 1798,
is located in Southern England and spans an inland waterway.
Operational constraints and the historic importance of the
bridge required the use of a minimum intervention, minimum
disruption form of strengthening. Near-surface reinforcement
was chosen to meet these requirements. This paper describes
the design philosophy and the installation of the longitudinal,
transverse and inter-ring dowel reinforcement.
—Arches, brickwork, masonry, strengthening
S. W. Garrity is with the Institute of Resilient Infrastructure at the School
of Civil Engineering, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England,
UK (e-mail: email@example.com).
Cite:S. W. Garrity, "Strengthening of Masonry Arch Bridges with Near-Surface
Reinforcement: A Case Study," International Journal of Engineering and Technology vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 370-373, 2013.