Influence of Lateral Wind on Driving on Offshore Bridge

by Shiro Ishiyama, Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority, Tokyo, Japan,
Seiichi Hidaka, Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority, Tokyo, Japan,
Teruyoshi Tajima, Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Authority, Tokyo, Japan,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Pacific Rim TransTech Conference—Volume II: International Ties, Management Systems, Propulsion Technology, Strategic Highway Research Program


The Honshu-Shikoku Bridges are a system of highways crossing over the sea, where cross-winds variously affect vehicle behaviour. This is the intermediate report on the surveys aimed at providing safer and securer traffic, such as cross-wind conditions, simulation analysis, and traffic meandering conditions.

Subject Headings: Highway bridges | Wind engineering | Driver behavior | Bridge-vehicle interaction | Traffic safety | Traffic surveys | Traffic analysis | Traffic models

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