Type, dimension etc. of main cable/stay cable
Main Cable is comprised of a bundle of 61 - 40 mm diameter galvanized bridge strands in a hexagonal arrangement. Nominal diameter of the cable is 364 mm
Type, dimension etc. of hangers
Hangers are made of 54 mm diameter wire rope consists of structural stands (6 outer strands and 1 core stand, each individual wire was hot dipped galvanized) with open spelter socket at each end.
Is the cable structure dehumidified
26 vertical bearings for 12 Piers (Fixed and Moveable Bearings)
8 Spherical Bearings for Cable Bents- Inverted Pendulum Link Configuration (Aurora GEZ.ET-2RS Sealed)
16 Spherical Bearings for Main Towers- Pendulum Link Configuration (Aurora GEZ064ET-2RS/X)
Steel, Bronze Sliding Plate, Elastomeric and Spherical bearings
Every Year/Annual Bridge Inspection
In 1990, internal cable inspection was carried out on the back-stays (one location only)
In 2011, internal cable inspection was carried out at three locations-north cable at mid span (about 19 m long), south cable at mid span (about 19 m long), and Halifax south backstay (about 10.6 m long).
One central catwalk for approach span, two side catwalks for suspended spans