Refurbishment of Shiel Bridge.

SHIEL BRIDGE REFURBISHMENT

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Refurbishment of foundations of 3-span masonry arch bridge with new greenheart timber cofferdams to provide scour protection to bridge piers and abutments.

Client Highland Council

Completion 2012

Value £0.3m

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Feasibility study, design, management and supervision of the works.

PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS

  • Timber cofferdams to two abutments and two river piers, approximately 10.6 x 5.2m and up to 2.5m deep of greenheart

KEY FEATURES

In river access - temporary cofferdam to provide dry working, to one side of the river at a time; reinstatement of river bed to suit fisheries interests.

CONTRACTORS

Project Manager - Wallace Stone

Main Contractor - George Leslie Ltd

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