New bridge on the A851 at Armadale.

ARMADALE - MILL BRIDGE

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Upgrading and realignment of route A851 adjacent to the shore line necessitating construction of a new bridge over the Mill Burn with otter pass and rock armour wave protection.

Client Highland Council

Completion 2006

Value £300,000

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Consultation; conceptual design; detailed design for main contractor.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

  • Concrete / reinforced and mass - 150 m³
  • Stone Masonry facing - 100 m²
  • Excavation - 50 m³
  • Imported rock fill - 500 m³
  • Rock Armour at bridge - 200 m³

KEY FEATURES

Attractive but robust and durable structure to withstand the aggressive marine environment; Complex road geometry at the site including sag curve, super-elevation and changing cross section; Stone masonry facing to concrete; stone masonry parapets and vehicular barriers.

CONTRACTORS

Main Contractor - RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd

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