KIRBISTER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT
Replacement of old short span masonry arch bridge adjacent to Scottish Water treatment works with 7.5m span integral bridge with prestressed beams.
Client – Ross-shire Engineering
Completion – 2015
Value – £450,000
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
Design of integral bridge with spread footings on rock; design of temporary road diversion for construction; construction stage site visits.
- Prestressed beam integral bridge
- constructed as part of flood mitigation scheme
- masonry and gabion retaining walls
- water supply pipelines incorporated on abutments adjacent to new bridge
Prestressed integral bridge; diversion to maintain traffic flows; dealing with existing river flow; water mains.
Project Manager – Wallace Stone
Main Contractor – R J McLeod