Lincoln Eastern Bypass
Cleveland Bridge was chosen by Bam Nuttall to fabricate and trial assemble a critical rail bridge for their end clients, Lincolnshire County Council and Network Rail. They were chosen ahead of competition based upon a broad range of criteria, including their approach to collaborative working, past performance and cutting-edge product quality.
- Year: 2017
- Location: Lincoln, England
- Client: Bam Nuttall
The project was part of the new Lincoln Eastern Bypass, a 7.5km new road designed to improve infrastructure, minimise congestion and encourage economic growth for the City.
Bridge girders were welded to form 40m (100Te) lengths, which were then delivered to site as one piece. This created complicated planning for transportation, as it necessitated road closures and the required police access permissions. However, this method improved installation speed and accuracy, whilst reducing the requirement for on-site services and works such as welding.
In our substantial operational facility, we were able to offer the client trial assembly, in order that we could check connections, alignment and fit, reducing the amount of time spent on site and remedial work. This increased cost effectiveness and ensured a high-quality project outcome.
Full trial erection in our plant
May I pass on my thanks and appreciation for the works completed to date on CBUK's contracted works on the LEB project. I have been impressed by the thorough and professional behaviours of staff both during the off-site fabrication phase and the on-site assembly of the new bridge structure.John Ecclestone Bam Project Manager