Scour at bridges and structures: a CIRIA guidance supplement

Join us at the launch of our new supplement to CIRIA’s highly popular guidance 'Manual on scour at bridges and other hydraulic structures (C742)'.

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Scour is not a new phenomenon, but the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events over the past ten years has acted as a salient reminder a) of the vulnerability of aged infrastructure assets and b) that the design basis for more recent constructed works may not be as robust as intended. Scour, therefore, remains a significant concern to transport infrastructure operators, property owners and utility operators whose assets lie on or cross riverbanks.

This supplement to Manual on scour at bridges and other hydraulic structures, second edition (C742) captures additional knowledge since the guide was published in 2015, and draws on a literature reviews and engagement with industry. It focuses on experience from an operational context, and the state and maturity of current UK research aimed at producing tools and techniques to better manage scour.

Why attend
Gain insight from the project team as they provide an overview of the supplement
and its findings
Learn why the supplement is essential to the industry
Discover the key developments in the field of scour from both research and industry
perspectives since C742 was published
Earn valuable CPD

Who should attend
Asset owners, researchers, testers, instrument operators, travel/civil contingency planners and government organisations with interest in river hydraulic scour and/or its mechanisms.

Wednesday 12 May 2021
10:00 - 11:15

10:00 Welcome and introduction
Jack Young, CIRIA
10:05 A recap of CIRIA’s existing guidance on scour
Andrew Kirby, Mott MacDonald
10:15 An overview of the principal changes outlined in the supplement to
Manual on scour at bridges and other hydraulic structures,
second edition
Amanda Kitchen, JBA Consulting (formerly Mott MacDonald) and
Marta Roca Collell, HR Wallingford
11:00 Interactive discussion and Q&A
11:15 Closing remarks

CIRIA members Free
Non-members £35.00 + VAT

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