Suspension Bridges

Port Mann Bridge

Port Mann Bridge Coquitlam, BC, Canada

  • 146 Viscous Dampers where used for Seismic Upgrade
  • The new Port Mann Bridge will be the widest long span steel arch bridge in the world
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Port Mann Bridge dampers

Sutong Yangtze River Bridge

The Sutong Yangtze River Bridge is the longest cable bridge in the world with a main span of 1088 meters between the two towers. The performance of the bridge and dampers have been reported as “very good” during the May 12th, 2008 Wenchuan earthquake.

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Technical Paper :    Shock Control of Bridges in China using Taylor Devices Fluid Viscous Damper Devices

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