JTK Consult (JTK) was engaged by McLarens Young International Sdn Bhd (MYI) to investigate the cause of the collapse of the segmental concrete bridge of the New Klang Valley Expressway at Meru, Klang.
JTK reviewed all the evidence presented. We were of the opinion that the most likely factor contributing to the collapse was that the critical temporary stress bars, both top & bottom and the associated vertical bars, were not installed to the required stress levels the day prior to the failure.
Several other possibilities were considered and discounted and this included :
Forensic Engineering and Remedial Solutions:
defect and failure investigation