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The Royal Scottish Society of Arts
Showcasing Scotland's Science, Technology and Innovation

6th Meeting of the 185th Session (2005-2006)

The Forth Road Bridge

Barry Colford
Deputy General Manager
Forth Estuary Transport Authority

In the Wolfson Suite, Ground Floor
Edinburgh University Library
George Square, Edinburgh
On Monday 3rd April 2006, at 7 pm

This will be a presentation covering:

Barry R. Colford, a Chartered Civil Engineer, has been a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers since 1982. After graduation, he worked for the Babtie Group in Glasgow on a variety of industrial and highway projects. Then with Strathclyde Regional Council he was involved in the design of bridges on the M80, M74 and M77 motorways in Glasgow as well as the maintenance of large steel bridges (Erskine, Connel and the M8 White Cart Viaduct). In 1996 he joined the Forth Road Bridge Joint Board (now Forth Estuary Transport Authority) as Depute General Manager with responsibility for the maintenance and operation of the crossings.

Location of meeting

Society Business

The President, Professor Anthony Busuttil, will be in the Chair

Members of the Public are welcome to attend

Jane Ridder-Patrick, Secretary
Telephone: 0131 556 2161

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