SIGNAL+DRAHT | Ausgabe 06/2003

Monitoring the Position of Movable Bridges with the Bridge Check System

Juni 2003 | André Seegers, Arend Bult, Mar Hoek

For movable bridges in the Netherlands, a new Bridge Check System has been developed. The system monitors the conditions for the safe passing of the movable bridge, regarding its position. The system is based on optical sensor technology and complies with the most recent RAMS requirements. This article describes system requirements, the system concept, the current status of the development and outlook.