Guidelines for the design and construction of suspension footbridges

Instructional material | 01 December 2000
These guidelines draws on the experiences gained during the construction of suspension footbridges in both Zimbabwe and Nepal. They cover the following aspects: site investigation; estimation of quantities; tendering of contractor; construction procedures; resource management; and maintenance of the structure once built. It is intended as a complement to the standard procedures and drawings for bridge development by the Department of Roads in Zimbabw