David Bishop

Major Bridges Manager (Forth Road Bridge & Clackmannanshire Bridge) , BEAR Scotland

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.

My Speaker Sessions

Wednesday 30 November 2022


Forth Road Bridge: special inspection works

15:05 - 15:30

This presentation will delve into the ongoing maintenance on the Forth Road Bridge, including the main cable anchorage post-tensioned special inspection works which were carried out in 2022.