Insight: Supporting Delivery of Government Priorities and the National Infrastructure Strategy
UKCRIC's systemic approach is essential to de-risking the UK’s planned £600Bn 10-year investment in infrastructure
Priming Laboratory Experiments on Infrastructure and Urban Systems – or PLEXUS – explored the benefits of integral bridges by tackling the technical challenges and determining how integral bridges can provide other services, such as harvesting energy.
Through its research, PLEXUS has demonstrated that the widespread adoption of integral bridges has huge potential for reducing bridge construction and maintenance costs, and for improving their long term resilience. But perhaps more importantly, it has shown that it is vital to identify additional benefits, alongside addressing the technical issues.
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