Humber Bridge

Cleveland Bridge UK Ltd was the principal contractor to inspect the Humber Bridge’s main cables. This would be the first detailed inspection since a new dehumidification system was installed in 2010 to prevent corrosion and extend the life of the bridge cables.

  • Year: 1982
  • Location: Hull, England
  • Client: British Bridge Builders Consortium
Download Case Study

Requirement

The Humber bridge in Northern England is one of the worlds longest suspension bridges with a main span of 1,410m. It is a tolled crossing carrying six lanes of traffic across the Humber estuary.

Technical Specification
- Main span: 1,410m
- Southern side span: 530m
- Northern side span: 280m
- Deck steel: 17,000 tonnes
- Cables: 11,000 tonnes

Stay up to date with the latest from Cleveland Bridge