People love bridges, first cleaning of the Dejima bridge, Nagasaki (JP) - (April 5, 2018)

Ney & Partners JP organized together with the steel constructor Oshima and the Dejima the City of Nagasaki a noteworthy initiative. To insure the long life of the bridge and the maintenance of the of the structure, a group of volunteers will clean the bridge twice a month. The bridge has many little holes and stiffeners and at first the design was criticized therefore. But Ney & Partners JP foresaw that with a good organization and a joint responsibility of the designer, client, constructor and inhabitants one can assure an appropriation and respect for infrastructure as well. For the coming years an annual technical review and reparations will be undertaken by the contractor and the city.