Construction work at Loch Arkaig.

LOCH ARKAIG TIMBER TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENT PLAN

Road improvements and bridge deck replacements on minor road to allow for timber harvesting traffic.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Client Scottish Woodlands

Completion 2013

Value £0.56m

New Bridge on the road.

Feasibility study; assessment of original bridges; detailed design of road widening, overlays and drainage; bridge deck design.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Improvements to the road at critical locations.
  • 5 replacement bridges with timber decks on steel beams
  • 4 replacement bridges with precast concrete decks, one on new reinforced concrete abutments
  • 23km road with numerous road improvements at critical locations such as bends, weak edges, drainage ditch extensions and rock excavation.

Single track dead-end road public access; restricted construction access.

KEY FEATURES

CONTRACTORS

Project Manager - Wallace Stone

Main Contractor - Fion Construction Ltd

Construction work on a new bridge.
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