There was a time in the United States when we were always building bridges. When a bridge is built though and serves a specific purpose, there’s little point in building another bridge alongside it. As a result of this, almost half the bridges in the United States are over half a century old. This means that such bridges need high levels of maintenance, as maintenance is usually much cheaper than building a brand new bridge.
As many bridges provide access over rivers, canals and other natural and man-made waterways, maintaining and repairing such bridges can be tough as it involves working in water. The best way to create dry areas for bridge repair and maintenance is by using an inflatable cofferdam.
Inflatable Cofferdams Are Ideal For Use When It Comes To Bridge Repair And Maintenance
There are many solutions when it comes to bridge repair and maintenance, including working in the water itself. However, you can only get the best results from your repair and maintenance tasks if you use the best methods and best items of equipment.
It is far more efficient to use a means of temporarily diverting the water away from an area in which you are working to maintain a bridge than working in the water itself. You can create a temporary dry area in which your employees can work safely and efficiently. You can make repairs on a stage-by-stage basis so you do not have to damn the source of the water over which the bridge provides access.
Inflatable Cofferdams Are Convenient As They Can Be Used Time And Time Again
There are of course many other ways in which you can create water-free areas in which to work, but inflatable cofferdams are by far the most versatile and therefore the most useful. They are also completely reusable, which not only makes them a highly cost effective solution, it makes them environmentally friendly too. They are easy to use and install, and easy to store when they are not needed. If you work on a number of projects where water intrusion is often an issue, then inflatable cofferdams are simply ideal for your company’s needs.
If you would like to learn more about bridge repair and maintenance using inflatable cofferdams, then please get in touch with us here at Dam-It-Dams. We can provide you with the solution that perfectly suits your needs. Why not call us today at 1-810-695-1695 or use the online contact form that’s available on our website.