How To Stop A Colossal Bridge Corroding

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Shared July 22, 2019

A decade ago, engineers found the Humber Bridge had the same problem as many of the world's suspension bridges: unexpectedly fast corrosion. Here's how they fixed it, and how they're checking that it's staying fixed.

Thanks to all the team at the Humber Bridge board, at Cleveland Bridge, and Visit Hull and East Yorkshire, all of whom spent a lot of time and effort getting me up to the towers!

Aerial and ground camera by Octovision Media
Edited by Michelle Martin @mrsmmartin

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