Widespread Cracking

r71-02Widespread cracking in these precast concrete slab units instigated a review of the existing and present condition of the units. Widespread corrosion of steel was believed to have been exacerbated by the high shear stresses, but also by poor detailing of movement joints in the insitu concrete deck.....

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Periodic Structural Assessments

r71-04Following a spate of collapses, it is now a requirement that owners of multi-storey car parks should ensure that the fabric is inspected regularly and that they should receive periodic structural assessments.

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