Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route

Covering a distance of 58km, the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty Project (AWPR/B-T) is the longest road building project currently underway in the UK. Designed to significantly improve travel in and around Aberdeen and the north east of Scotland, the project is being delivered by Aberdeen Roads Ltd.

  • Year: 2017
  • Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Client: AWPR Construction Joint Venture
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Requirement

Designed to significantly improve travel in and around Aberdeen and the north east of Scotland, the project is being delivered by Aberdeen Roads Ltd. The AWPR Construction Joint Venture, comprising Balfour Beatty, Morrison Construction and Carillion, appointed Cleveland Bridge to supply eight of the major bridges.

8

Bridges supplied

2850 tonnes

Total supplied fabricated steel

53m

The longest girder to leave Cleveland Bridge

Solution

Eight of the major bridges within the overall scheme are steel composite structures fabricated, supplied and installed by Cleveland Bridge. The bridges vary in length, but all have a similar design. They are constructed with pairs of steel braced girders, connected by steel bracing cross members supporting a composite deck.

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