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No.69

No.69,July, 2017 (PDFtype 1.05MB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Seismic Retrofit Works to Seto-Ohashi Bridges(Steel Truss Bridges)
  • Project in Japan
    The Seismic Retrofit of Meiko-West Cable Stayed Bridge
  • Overseas Project
    Repainting Plan for Oresund Bridge
  • International Conference
    15th REAAA Road Conference

No.68

No.68,April, 2017 (PDFtype 1.38MB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Economical Operation of the Dry Air Injection System of Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
    Development of a crack detection method for orthotropic steel deck with trough rib using infrared thermography
  • Project in Japan
    Construction of Iwagi Bridge in Kamijima Link Starts
  • Overseas Project
    Completion of First and Second Bosphorus Bridge Rehabilitation Project
    Maintenance of the Mackinac Bridge
  • International Conference
    Technical Exchange with NAH, Korea

No.67

No.67,January, 2017 (PDFtype 1.20MB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Method for Repairing Bead-Penetrating Crack in Orthotropic Steel Decks from the Underside
  • Project Oversea
    Opening of the Third Bosphorus Bridge(Yavus Sultan Selim Bridge)
    Macdonald Bridge Suspended Spans Deck Replacement - The Big Lift
  • International Conference
    19th Congress of IABSE, Stockholm
    2nd IRF Asia Regional Congress and Exhibition

No.66

No.66,October, 2016 (PDFtype 1.12MB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Seismic Retrofit Works of Seto-Ohashi Bridges
  • Project in Japan
    Installation of the Dry Air Injection System for the Rainbow Bridge
  • Project Oversea
    Osmangazi Bridge in Turkey - Opening to Traffic -
  • International Conference
    8th International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management(IABMAS 2016)

No.65

No.65,July, 2016 (PDFtype 1.36MB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Repainting of Cable-Stayed Bridge Tower
  • Project in Japan
    Construction of Shin-Tenmon Bridge (tentative name)
  • Project Oversea
    Present State on the Great Belt LINK
  • International Conference
    9th International Cable supported Bridge Operators' Conference (ICSBOC2016)

No.64

No.64,Apr, 2016 (PDFtype 1.13MB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Rehabilitation of locked bearings of intermediate piers of the Magosaki Viaduct
  • Project in Japan
    Kushima Strait-Crossing Project【Opens in April】- Erection of Large-Block Girder by Floating Crane -
  • Project Oversea
    The Chacao Bridge Project
  • International Conference
    Turkey-Japan Seminar on Bridge Technologies

No.63

No.63,Jan, 2016 (PDFtype 1,172KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Repainting Plan of Towers of Hitsuishijima Bridge using Maintenance Gantry
  • Project in Japan
    Outline of Long-span Cable-Stayed Bridge on Kawasaki Port Road connecting Higashi-Ougishima and Mizue-Cho
  • Project Oversea
    Izmit Bay Crossing
  • International Conference
    25th World Road Congress Seoul 2015

No.62

No.62,Oct, 2015 (PDFtype 995KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Seismic Retrofit of Seto-Ohashi Bridges
  • Project in Japan
    Repainting project for main tower of the Yokohama Bay Bridge
  • Project Oversea
    Installation of Cable Dehumidification System on the Chesapeake Bay Bridges
  • International Conference
    The 8th New York City Bridge Conference

No.61

No.61,July, 2015 (PDFtype 1013KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Replacement of set bolts on expansion joints for steel decks in Seto-Ohashi Bridge.
  • Project in Japan
    Soundnes investigation for Kamiyoshino-gawa Bridge (detail inspection of cable system)
  • Project Oversea
    The Halogaland bridge
  • International Conference
    IABSE Conference Nara 2015

No.60

No.60,April, 2015 (PDFtype 1.0MB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Improvement of dehumidification efficiency in the splay chamber of the Minami Bisan-Seto Bridge
  • Project in Japan
    Completion of Bizen?Hinase Bridge
  • Project Oversea
    First and Second Bosphorus Bridge Rehabilitation Project
  • International Conference
    9th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators’ Association Workshop in Hong Kong

No.59

No.59,January, 2015 (PDFtype 910KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Partial Recoating of Tower, Ikuchi Bridge, using Truck Mounted Aerial Work Platform
  • Project in Japan
    The Irabu Bridge
  • Project Oversea
    Izmit Bay Crossing
  • International Conference
    30th U.S.-Japan Bridge Workshop

No.58

No.58,October, 2014 (PDFtype 643KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Repaint Works of Suspender Ropes in Ohshima Bridge
  • Project in Japan
    Effort of large-scale repair works for the Kanmon Bridge
  • Project Oversea
    The Ulsan Harbor Bridge
  • International Conference
    International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management; IABMAS2014

No.57

No.57,July, 2014 (PDFtype 556KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Replacement of Suspender Ropes in Ohnaruto Bridge
  • Project in Japan
    Project of Kushima Island Connection (Kushima Bridge) “Setting of Pier Foundations”
  • Project Oversea
    The 3rd Bosporus Bridge
  • International Conference
    The 7th Technical Conference with KEC

No.56

No.56,April, 2014 (PDFtype 515KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Renewal of structural health monitoring system for Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
  • Project in Japan
    Planning of Chikugo River Bridge and Hayatsue River Bridge (tentative names) [Ariake Sea Coastal Road]
  • Project Oversea
    Progress report on Nhat Tan Bridge Construction Project in Vietnam
  • International Conference
    14th International Winter Road Congress PIARC TC 4.3 Road Bridges
    Long-Span Bridges in Turkey

No.55

No.55,January, 2014 (PDFtype 626KB)
  • Activity of HSBE
    Inspection of narrow or closed parts through industrial fiberscope
  • Project Information in Japan
    Test Operation of Dry Air Injection System for Rainbow Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    Izmit Bay Crossing
  • International Conference
    The 36th IABSE Symposium
    The 17th IRF World Meeting

No.54

No.54,October, 2013 (PDFtype 449KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Replacement of sliding plates of vertical supports at P1 of Tatara Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Oshima Bridge Project
  • Overseas Information
    Opening of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
  • International Conference
    The 6th Technical Conference with KEC
    The 7th New York City Bridge Conference

No.53

No.53,July, 2013 (PDFtype 480KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Anticorrosion Measure for splash and tidal zones of steel caissons
  • Project Information in Japan
    Construction of Shin-Tenmon Bridge (a tentative name) has started
  • Overseas Information
    Hardanger Bridge
  • International Conference
    IABSE Conference Rotterdam 2013
    The 8th International Cable Supported Bridge Operator’s Conference

No.52

No.52,April, 2013 (PDFtype 496KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Repainting of the Seto-Ohashi Bridges
  • Project Information in Japan
    Opening of the 2nd Ondo Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge
  • International Conference
    The 14th REAAA

No.51

No.51,January, 2013 (PDFtype 492KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Survey of Mass Concrete Coating
  • Project Information in Japan
    Opening of Shin-Minato Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    Repair and Rehabilitation project for the Binh Bridge
  • International Conference
    28th U.S.-Japan Bridge Workshop

No.50

No.50,October, 2012 (PDFtype 640KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Study on inspection method for fatigue damage with infrared thermography
  • Project Information in Japan
    Wakato Bridge 50th Anniversary and Opening of Wakato Tunnel
  • Overseas Information
    Yi Sun-sin Bridge
  • International Conference
    IABMAS2012 in Italy and Long-span Bridges in Turkey

No.49

No.49,July, 2012 (PDFtype 796KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Maintenance Rationalization of vibration control devices for the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge main towers
  • Project Information in Japan
    Repair the main cable of RAINBOW-Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary
  • International Conference
    International Cable Supported Bridge Operators' Conference Workshop in New York
    Kick-off meeting of PIARC TC 4.3 Road Bridges

No.48

No.48,April, 2012 (PDFtype 1,132KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Improvement Effect of Dehumidification System of the Shin-Onomichi Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Opening of Awa Shirasagi Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    Long-span bridge projects in Jiangsu, China
  • International Conference
    2nd International Seminar on Long Span Bridges toward Development of Sunda Strait Bridge
    Bridges Asia 2012

No.47

No.47,January, 2012 (PDFtype 1,235KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Repair of Hanger Ropes of the Ohnaruto Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Refreshment of the Wakato Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    Matadi Bridge in Congo (DR Congo)
  • International Conference
    Technical Support for Ulsan Harbor Bridge
    Long-Span Bridges in China

No.46

No.46,October, 2011 (PDFtype 977KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Electric Corrosion Protection for Steel Caissons of the Kurushima Kaikyo Bridges
  • Project Information in Japan
    Hinase Bridge (tentative name)
  • Overseas Information
    Izmit Bay Crossing in Turkey
  • International Conference
    6th New York City Bridge Conference
    The 24th World Road Congress

No.45

No.45,July, 2011 (PDFtype 614KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Tentative Standard on Highly Durable Fluorine Resin Paint
  • Project Information in Japan
    Opening of Hiroshima Airport Bridge in Hiroshima Central Flight Road
    Large Block Erection of the 2nd Ondo Bridge (Tentative Name)
  • Overseas Information
    Progress Report on Nhat Tan Bridge Construction Project in Vietnam
  • International Conference
    4th Technical Conference with KEC

No.44

No.44,April, 2011 (PDFtype 416KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Vacuum-Gripped-Wheel Gondola to move on vertical surface with differences
  • Project Information in Japan
    Corrosion Protection System for Haneda Air-port D-Runway’s Superstructure
  • Overseas Information
    Technical Support for a Korean Long-span Bridge Project
  • International Conference
    Technical committee for the Sunda-Strait Bridge

No.43

No.43,January, 2011 (PDFtype 413KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    The re-pavement of the Oshima Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    East Circular “Egret” Bridge (tentative name)
  • Overseas Information
    Construction of a cable-stayed bridge to the Russky Island across the Eastern Bosphorus Strait in Vladivostok
  • International Conference
    International Forum on the Durability of Large-span Bridges
    Bridge Tech

No.42

No.42,October, 2010 (PDFtype 458KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Surface treatment of suspender ropes on sus-pension bridges
  • Project Information in Japan
    Connection of Bridge Girders of Ikina Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    Present Condition of Irtysh River Suspention Bridge
  • International Conference
    IABSE-JSCE Joint Conference on Advanced Bridge EngineeringⅡ

No.41

No.41,July., 2010 (PDFtype 458KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Recoating of Towers, Innoshima Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Hinase Bridge (tentative name)
    New paint system of the world tallest tower
  • Overseas Information
    Runyang Yangtze River Highway Bridge (in China)
  • International Conference
    The 7th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators’ Conference

No.40

No.40,Apr. 2010 (PDFtype 557KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Seismic Retrofit of Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Current progress of construction of the 2nd Ondo Bridge (Tentative name)
  • Overseas Information
    Completion of Incheon Bridge, Korea
  • International Conference
    Bridge Tech 2009 in Shanghai, China

No.39

No.39,Nov., 2009 (PDFtype 384KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Durability enhancement of bearings for steel plate decks on the Innoshima Bridge
    Deteriorating survey of maintenance way on the Seto-Ohashi Bridges
    The 2nd technical conference with KEC
  • Project Information in Japan
    Superstructure erection of Tokyo Bay Bridge (a tentative name)
  • International Conference
    The 5th New York City Bridge Conference
    IABSE Symposium in Bangkok, Thailand

No.38

No.38,Jul., 2009 (PDFtype 498KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge: Verification of Rustproof on the Cables by the Dry Air Injection System
    Management for Cable Band Bolts on Suspension Bridges during Operation
    HSBE signed the MOU with KEC
  • Project Information in Japan
    Takashima-Hizen Bridge was opened
  • International Conference
    Fifth Symposium on Strait Crossings

No.37

No.37, Apr., 2009 (PDFtype 534KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    10th Anniversary of Nishi-Seto Expressway
    Reorganization of the Long-span Bridge Engineering Center
  • Overseas Information
    Investigation and Health Evaluation of Magapit Suspension Bridge in the Philippines
  • Project Information in Japan
    Opening of Yabegawa Bridge

No.36

No.36, Jan., 2009 (PDFtype 444KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Seismic Retrofit for Honshu-Shikoku Bridges
  • Project Information in Japan
    Toyoshima Bridge Opened in Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Overseas Information
    3rd Karnaphuli Bridge Project
  • International Conference
    24th U.S. -Japan Bridge Workshop

No.35

No.35, Oct., 2008 (PDFtype 648KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Saline Damage Countermeasures on Concrete at Tozaki Viaduct
  • International Conference
    Participation in Japan-China Workshop on the Technologies of Long Span Bridges
    Participation in IABMAS' 08 in Seoul, Korea

No.34

No.34, Jul., 2008 (PDFtype 576KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    6th ICSBOC held in Takamatsu, Japan
    Session1: Maintenance Experiences of Cable Supported Bridges Ⅰ
    Session2: Maintenance Experiences of Cable Supported Bridges Ⅱ
    Session3: Fatigue
    Session4: Monitoring
    Session5: Maintenance of Main Cables
    Session6: Innovative Topics for Maintenance
    Signing Sister Bridge Affiliation between Seto Ohashi Bridges and Oresund Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Commencement of the 2nd Ondo Bridge (Tentative name)

No.33

No.33, Oct., 2008 (PDFtype 576KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    20th Anniversary of Seto-Ohashi Bridges and 10th Anniversary of Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
    Corrosion protection for anchor part of suspender on Ohnaruto Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Takashima-Hizen Bridge (Third Report)
    Overseas Information
    Current construction progress of Stonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong
  • International Conference
    The Asia Bridge Summit 2008
    The 6th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators' Conference (ICSBOC)

No.32

No.32, Jan., 2008 (PDFtype 381KB)
  • Project Information in Japan
    Toyoshima Bridge Closed Stiffening Girders by Lifting Erection Method
    Main Cables of Hirado Bridge Dehumidified
  • International Conference
    11th Japan-Korea Road Conference
    23rd U.S. -Japan Bridge Workshop
    Second International Workshop on Lifetime Engineering of Civil Infrastructure
    6th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators' Conference (ICSBOC)

No.31

No.31, Nov., 2007 (PDFtype 530KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Seismic Retrofit of Innoshima Bridge East Viaduct
  • Project Information in Japan
    2nd Report of Airport Bridge (tentative name) at Hiroshima Central Flight Road
  • International Conference
    The 23rd World Road Congress
    IABSE Symposium (Weimar, Germany)

No.30

No.30, Aug., 2007 (PDFtype 693KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Improvement of Dry-Air Injection System for Cables of Seto-Ohashi Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge
  • International Conference
    The 6th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators' Conference

No.29

No.29, May., 2007 (PDFtype 737KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Development of High-Durability Fluororesin Paint
    Development of Vacuum-Gripping-Wheeled Gondola
  • Project Information in Japan
    Construction of Superstructure of the Yabegawa Bridge (a tentative name) proceeds as planned
  • Overseas Information
    Self-Anchored Suspension Bridge
  • International Conference
    12th REAAA Conference in Philippine

No.28

No.28, Dec., 2006 (PDFtype 1,280KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Study on Long-Term Anticorrosive Method for Hanger Ropes of Suspension Bridge
    Project Information in Japan
  • Outline of Tokyo Bay Bridge (a tentative name)
    Cable Erection of Toyoshima Bridge (atentative name) with AS Method using ∮ 7mm Steel Wire
  • Overseas Information
    Present construction stage of the Stonecutters Bridge in Hong Kong
  • International Conference
    The 5th International Cable-Supported Bridge Operators' Conference

No.27

No.27, Sep., 2006 (PDFtype 1,150KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Maintenance for accessory facilities on bridges
    Countermeasure for Inclined Parallel Cables
  • Project Information in Japan
    Superstructure Construction of Toyoshima Bridge(Tentative Name)
  • International Conference
    First International Conference on Advances in Bridge Engineering
    IABMAS'06 in Portugal

No.26

No.26, Jan., 2006 (PDFtype 1,147KB)
  • Information from HSBE
    Test Replacement in Anchoring Part of Suspender Rope
    Research for Better Inspection against Steel Deck Fatigue
  • Project Information in Japan
    Opening of Megami Bridge (Nagasaki Prefecture)
  • International Conference
    International Workshop on Lifetime Engineering of Civil Infrastructure
  • Overseas Information
    "Bridge over Strait of Messina" starts

No.25

No.25, Nov., 2005 (PDFtype 674KB)

    Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Co., Ltd. was established

  • Information from HSBE
    Safety Evaluation of Galvanized High Strength Steel Wire against Delayed
    Fracture
  • Project Information in Japan
    A Seaside Road (Toyama New Port Highway)
  • International Conference
    The Sixth Asia-Pacific Conference on Wind Engineering
    The First International Conference on Advances in Experimental Structural
    Engineering (AESE2005)

No.24

No.24, June., 2005 (PDFtype 719KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Verification of Long-term Durability of Inorganic Zinc-enriched Paint
  • Project Information in Japan
    Kobe Sky Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    The present condition of the Great Belt Link
  • International Conference
    Workshop for operators of large infrastructure facilities
    15th IRF World Meeting 2005 in Bangkok

No.23

No.23, Mar., 2005 (PDFtype 583KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Investigation on a sleeve joint for a suspender rope
  • Overseas Information
    INCHEON 2ND BRIDGE PROJECT (SOUTH KOREA)
  • Project Information in Japan
    Takashima-Hizen Bridge (Second Report)
  • International Conference
    International Forum on Infrastructure mambers visited Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge
    International Symposium on Earthquake Engineering Commemorating 10th
    Annyversary of the 1995 Kobe Earthquake

No.22

No.22, Dec., 2004 (PDFtype 489KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Repainting work for tower at Ohnaruto Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    COLORADO RIVER BRIDGE
  • International Conference
    ACI Fall 2004 Centennial Convention
    IABMAS'04 was held in Kyoto

No.21

No.21, Oct., 2004 (PDFtype 761KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Seismic Performance Verification for Long-Span Bridges
  • Overseas Information
    Stonecutters Bridge(Hong Kong)
  • Project Information in Japan
    Second Saikai Bridge
    Ikina Bridge
  • International Conference
    The IABSE Symposium 2004 in Shanghai

No.20

No.20, June., 2004 (PDFtype 655KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Feasibility study of re-galvanizing with aluminum
  • Overseas Information
    The Buenos Aires - Colonia Bridge
    Second Mekong Bridge
    Long-Span Bridges in China
  • International Conference
    The 4th International Cable Supported Bridge Operators' Conference

No.19

No.19, Mar., 2004 (PDFtype 713KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Investigation to extend the life-span of concrete structure
  • Project Information in Japan
    Yabegawa Bridge (provisional name)
    Large block erection of the Shima Bridge utilizing the tidal variation
  • Overseas Information
    Rupsa Bridge (Bangladesh)
    The rehabilitation of the Brenx - Whitestone Bridge

No.18

No.18, Dec., 2003 (PDFtype 563KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Investigation on Suspender Ropes
    Reevaluation of the Aerodynamic Stability of the Tozaki Viaduct(2nd Report)
  • Project Information in Japan
    2nd Report of Toyoshima Bridge (Tentative Name)
  • Overseas Information
    Opening of New Carquinez Bridge
  • International Conference
    The 22nd World Road Congress
    The 19th US-Japan Bridge Engineering Workshop

No.17

No.17, Sep., 2003 (PDFtype 95KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Dynamic behavior of Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge by typhoon No.10
    Development of painting robot for tower
  • Project Information in Japan
    Goshoura Second Link
    East Circular "Egret" Bridge (Tentative Name)
  • Overseas Information
    The Commencement ceremony of The Hangzhou Bay Bridge Construction
    Project, China

No.16

No.16, June. 2003 (PDFtype 670KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Mr.Fujikawa, the president of HSBA was awarded John A. Roebling medal
    Management of concrete structure under salty environment
  • Project Information in Japan
    Megami Bridge
  • Overseas Information
    New Tacoma Narrows Bridge
  • International Conference
    11th REAAA Conference

No.15

No.15, Mar. 2003 (PDFtype 473KB)
  • International Conference
    Workshop for Messina Strait-Crossing Bridge
  • Project Information in Japan
    Kashirashima-Ohashi (Tentative Name)
  • Overseas Information
    Opening of Kwang Ahn Grand Bridge

No.14

No.14, Dec., 2002 (PDFtype 99KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Maintenance of Suspender Ropes
  • Project Information in Japan
    Takashima-Hizen Bridge(Tentative Name)
  • Overseas Information
    Construction of Binh Bridge Has Commenced
  • International Conference
    fib 2002 Osaka Congress
    Intenational Conference on Concrete in Marine Environments

No.13

No.13, Sep., 2002 (PDFtype 153KB)
  • Information from HSBA
    Reevaluation of Aerodynamic Characteristic of the Tozaki Viaduct
  • Project Information in Japan
    New Kitakyushu Airport Access Bridge - Third Report -
  • Overseas Information
    Golden Gate Bridge Seismic Retrofit
  • International Conference
    PIARC (International Seminar)
    The 1st IABMAS Conference

No.12

No.12, Jun., 2002 (PDFtype 183KB)
  • Information from H.S.B.A.
    The 3rd International Suspension Bridge Operatoe's Confernse
  • Overseas Information
    International Design Competition for Linking Rord between Yeosu-Goheung in Korea

No.11

No.11, Mar., 2002 (PDFtype 146KB)
  • Information from H.S.B.A.
    Nondestrctive Testing of Hanger Rope
  • Long-span Bridge Projects
    Rion Antrion Bridge Under Construction
    Runyang Bridge Under Construction
  • International Conference
    The 3rd International Suspension Bridge Operators' Conferrence

No.10

No.10, Jan., 2002 (PDFtype 104KB)
  • Information from H.S.B.A.
    Repainting at the Ohnaruto Bridge
  • Oversea's Information
    Approaching of Japan-Palau Friendly Bridge Completion
    Opening of Suez Canal Bridge
    Opening of Kizuna Bashi - Japan/Cambodia Frendship Bridge -
    Cable-stayed Bridge of the World's Longest Span Bridge, - Suzhou-Nantong Yangtze River Bridge -

No.9

No.9, Sep., 2001 (PDFtype 420KB)
  • Information from H.S.B.A.
    Development of coating robot for box girders
    Lecture for Wind-Resistance Design Code 2001 by HSBA
  • Information of Projects in Japan
    Connecting Bridges to New Kitakyushu Airport - Second Report -
  • Long-Span Bridge Projects
    The Longest Suspension Bridge in Korea - Kwang -Ahn Grand Bridge -
    Second Nanjing Yangtze Bridge to Open to Traffic
  • International Conference
    IABSE "Cable-Supported Bridges"in Seoul
    The Fourth Symposium on Strait Crossings

No.8

No.8, June, 2001 (PDFtype 236KB)
  • Information from H.S.B.A.
    Effects of the Geiyo Earthquake in 2001.
    Ship Collision against a Pier(Kita Bisan-Seto Bridge)
  • Information of Projects in Japan
    Megami Bridge (Tentative name)
  • Long-Span Bridge Projects
    New Carquinez Bridge Construction has commenced.
    Ring Road Bridge (Thailand) -Composite Cable -Stayed Bridge-
  • International Conference
    The 2nd Civil Engineering Conference in the Asian Region

No.7

No.7, Mar., 2001 (PDFtype 375KB)
  • Information of Recent Earthquakes
    Western India Earthquake
  • Information of Projects in Japan
    Toyoshima Bridge (Tentative name),
    Installation of the vessel buffer structure with skirt foundation
  • Long-Span Bridge Projects
    Suez Canal Bridge Projects
    Rion Antirion Bridge (in Greece) is building for Olimpic 2004

No.6

No.6, Nov., 2000 (PDFtype 285KB)
  • Information of HSBA
    Asia and Australasia Bridge Forum
    Repair of Bridge-Deck Pavement by Micro-Surfacing Method
  • Long-span Bridge Projects
    The Wuhan Baishazhou Bridge opened for traffic
    The Youngjong Grand Bridge ( Korea ) will soon opened
    The opening ceremony of Irtysh River Bridge(The Republic of Kazakhstan)
    Cable- stayed Bridge of the World Longest span Bridge,Stonecutters Bridge
  • Symposium
    The 16th IABSE was held in Switzerland

No.5

No.5, Jul., 2000 (PDFtype 362KB)
  • International Conference
    2nd International Suspension Bridge Operator's Conference
  • Information of HSBA
    Opening of "Promenade over Whirlpool" on Ohnaruto Bridge
  • Information of project in Japan
    Yumeshima-Maishima Bridge -The first Floating Swing Bridge
  • Oversea's Information
    Inauguration of the resund Link
    "Kwang-AhnGrand Bridge " - Korea's First double-deck suspension bridge -
  • Symposium
    Asia and Australasia Bridge Forum (Host:HSBA)

No.4

No.4, Mar., 2000 (PDFtype 323KB)
  • Long-span Bridge Projects
    Akinada Bridge opened for Traffic(Japan)
    Airport Bridge(tentative name)at Hiroshima Central Flight Road(Japan)
  • Information of HSBA
    Electro Deposit Protection work for skin plate of steel caisson
  • Oversea's Information
    The Youngiong Grand Bridge(Korea)main cable erection finished
    Japanese Technical support for Irtysh River Bridge(Kazakstan)

No.3

No.3, Dec., 1999 (PDFtype 345KB)
  • Long-span Bridge Projects
    The Jiangyin Bridge opened for Traffic(China)
    Opening of the Ohshima Bridge, Nagasaki Prefecture (Japan)
  • Information of HSBA
    Corrosion Protection of Inside of Box Girder with Dehumidified Air
  • Oversea's Information
    Quick Report on Taiwan Chi-Chi Great EarthquakeDisaster
  • International Symposium
    The 21st World Road Congress
    California Engineers made Discussion with HSBA Engineers
    Sessions of Tatara Bridge of ASCE in 1999
    Bridge Engineering Handbook adopts H.S.B.A. Engineering Technology

No.2

No.2, Sep., 1999 (PDFtype 294KB)
  • Information from H.S.B.A.
    Promenade over Whirlpool (Ohnaruto Bridge)
    Corrosion Protection System for Cables
  • Long-span Bridge Projects
    Connecting Bridge to New Kita-Kyushu Airport (JAPAN)
    Closure of ∮ eresund Link (DENMARK and SWEDEN)
    Youngiong Grand Bridge (KOREA)
  • International Symposium
    International Conference on Wind Engineering(ICWE)
    The 3rd International Symposium on Cable Dynamics
    Urgent report on Turkish long span bridges under Turkish Great Earthquake
    ENR selected two Honshu-Shikoku Bridges into the 125 Top Projects

No.1

No.1 (the first issue),June 1999 (PDFtype 175KB)
  • Long-span Bridge Projects
    Akinada Bridge (interim name) in JAPAN
    The Xiamen Haicang Bridge in China
  • Information from H.S.B.A.
    Countermeasure for hanger ropes oscillation due to wind (Akashi-Kaikyo Bridge)
  • International Symposium
    "International Symposium: Commemoration of completion of the Setouchi-Shimanami-Kaido (Nishi-Seto Expressway)"
    Signing "Sister Bridge Accord between Tatara Bridge and Normandie Bridge"

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