Banbridge Bus Depot
This scheme involved the construction of the Banbridge bus terminal. The structure consisted of a glulam timber canopy, a ticket office, Acheson & Glover dry block ret wall, sewers, drainage, kerbing, paving and asphalt surfacing.
Camlough Dam Refurbishment
This scheme involved the refurbishment and upgrade of an existing earth dam embankment and spillway facility at Camlough Lake, Co. Armagh. Main elements of the scheme included construction of a new Draw-off tower within the lake, installation of permanent sheet piles within the puddle clay core of the Dam and subsequent grouting between the base of the sheet piles and rock head. A new reinforced concrete overflow weir, spillway and stilling basin were also constructed. Granite Stone pitching was placed on the lake-side revetment. A new wave wall formed along the crest and the size profile of the dam was increased by adding further aggregate fill material to the downstream side and associated new drainage installations.
Carrick Dhu Caravan Park
This scheme involved the renovation of the Carrick Dhu caravan park. This involved the construction of a new drainage system and touring site area. The construction phase also included refurbishment of the existing sewers and children’s play park. There was also a network of new roads and kerbing constructed for navigating the caravan park.
Glenedra Water Intake and Access Road Refurbishment
This scheme involved the refurbishment on and existing Water Intake Structure on the Glenedra River which is used to extract raw water from the river for treatment at Caugh Hill Water Treatment Works. Reprofiling and repairs to the existing access road, demolition of a temporary access bridge and construction of a new flexiarch bridge over the river were completed as part of the scheme. The work was completed in an area adjacent to Banagher Glen Area of Special Scientific Interest and a Special Area of Conservation and within the Sperrins Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Strict environmental controls were implemented during the construction works
Sam Thompson Bridge Installation
Client – East Belfast Partnership / Belfast City Council
Footbridge to link the newly renovated Victoria Park with Airport Road West in Belfast Harbour. The bridge opens up Victoria Park to commuters from East Belfast / Comber to the Harbour Estate and Belfast City Centre.
- 62.85m long bowstring bridge.
- 65t weight for lifting and placing
- Bridge was prefabbed in Ballymena and assembled on an adjacent site
- 1200t capacity crane used for lifting and placing bridge deck
- Bridge lifting operation proceeded at night once Belfast City Airport airside operations had ceased for the day. A 6 hour time window was afforded to the crane lift operation before 1st flight of the day was due to following morning at 06:00 hrs.
This scheme involved the supply and placement of a 27m clear span bridge prefabricated entirely offsite as modular construction minimising on-site time. It was placed on two new insitu concrete abutments. Removal and recycling of the existing timber bridge was completed as a dual lift simultaneously with placement of the new bridge. Gabion baskets were placed to retain existing ground as scour protection outside the abutments which are located on a flood plain. Associated works included roadworks access, drainage and landscaping