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KEDMOR's data collection, skill, methodology and knowledge accumulated in the road transportation technology, monitoring and safety is over a decade long.

 
 

Bridges are designed and built to meet specific load criteria. Despite safety margins in design, an overloaded transported cargo or vehicle may endangering the public and adversely affect the sustainability of the structure and its life expectancy. However, the need to transport special cargo exceeding the design criteria arises from time to time. Such transports are sometimes made with special vehicles and always poses a challenge to bridge engineers, entailing design experience, field experience (especially in bridge inspection) and a close understanding of heavy vehicles and the operation at hand.

KEDMOR engineers Ltd, engaged in Heavy load transportation since 2002. 
KEDMOR's data collection, skill, methodology and knowledge accumulated in the road transportation technology, monitoring and safety is over a decade long. We are a main bridge super heavy load certifying firm for the national government highway agency. We specialize in estimate residual load capacity by analyzing systems, calculating bridges and structures.

KEDMOR also provide our customers Route Survey new service which we specialize at since 2008. The information given by KEDMOR engineers in this service is only general information regarding to the road and mainly structures and accurate only at the time that the photos were taken during the Route Survey. The ability of the bridges and structures to carry super heavy load transportation without causing any damage shall be checked by bridge engineer in the end of process.  

 

 

 

 

 

The work process includes:

  • Initial survey of the transport origin and destination, and the vehicle characteristics 

  • Recommendation of a preferred route, to minimize potential damage to bridges or in case of required bypasses 

  • Preliminary field inspection of all road structures for load capacity 

  • Reverse engineering of bridges for which design plans were not available 

  • Analysis of bridges and road structures, using advanced tools and simulations, to ascertain the load capacity limits 

  • Design and temporary strengthening if necessary to have marginal load capacity 

  • Setting an exact path and speed for the vehicle, detailed to the level of wheel and axis placement along the bridge, to ensure controlled loading of specific bridge elements 

  • Documentation and calculation for each and every structure along the path and filing of the recommended process and route with the customer and the authorizing transportation authority 

  • Inspection of the temporary strengthening, if needed, of the mentioned structures prior to the cargo transport

  • Escort of the vehicle during the transfer, if required,  to ensure proper implementation of our instructions, and provide real time solutions in case unexpected problems arise 

  • Conducting a damage assessment survey after the transport arrived safely, on all structures along the route 

  • Production and filing of a final report with the transportation authority as required 


TBM Parts - 169 ton

 
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Location: Mevoh Horon to Ashdod port.
Date: November 2013
Services: Structure calculation and load assessment for super Heavy Load Transportation

General Description:
The cargo is a TBM (tunnel boring machine used for the fast train lane from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem). The Cargo weights 169 tons and the total load including the truck and wagon is 272 ton. The route includes 24 bridges, underpasses and culverts.


175 ton Cargo Transportation

 

Location: Ashdod port to Quiryat Gat.
Date: December 2013
Services: Structure calculation and load assessment for super Heavy Load Transportation

General Description:
The route includes 31 bridges, underpasses and culverts.
The Cargo weights 175 tons and the total load including the truck and wagon is 295 ton.


Electric Transformer - 170 ton

 

Location: Ramat Hasharon to Haifa port.
Date: May 2012 - January 2013
Services: Structure calculation and load assessment for super Heavy Load Transportation

General Description
The cargo has a weight of 170 tons and the total load including the truck and wagon is 232 ton.

The route includes 72 bridges, underpasses and culverts.


190 ton Cargo Transportation

 

Location: Ashdod port to Ashkelon power plant.
Date: August 2012
Services: Structure calculation and load assessment for super Heavy Load Transportation

General Description
The cargo has a weight of 190 tons and the total load including the truck and wagon is 293 ton. The route includes 15 bridges, underpasses and culverts.