SHIEL BRIDGE REFURBISHMENT
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.
- Timber cofferdams to two abutments and two river piers, approximately 10.6 x 5.2m and up to 2.5m deep of greenheart
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.
Project Manager – Wallace Stone
Main Contractor – George Leslie Ltd