major bridges manager
David Bishop works for BEAR Scotland and has overall responsibility for the inspection, maintenance, assessment, strengthening and refurbishment of the Forth Road Bridge. David has worked on the detailed design of major maintenance and assessment schemes on some of the UK’s largest bridges including the M48 Severn Bridge, Forth Road Bridge and the Humber suspension bridge. His experience includes the detailed design of bridges on major projects such as the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route and A9 Luncarty to Pass of Birnam. David has experience in the design and construction of post tensioned balanced cantilever bridges and design checking of cable stayed footbridges.