M5 Avonmouth Bridge

  • Year: 2000
  • Location: Bristol, England
  • Client: Costain and Hyder


The Avonmouth Bridge is a road bridge which carries the M5 motorway over the River Avon in Somerset, England. The bridge has a total length of 1,388m with a main span of 164m.

In 2000, Cleveland Bridge carried out strengthening work in a partnership agreement with Costain and Hyder, culminating in a total project tonnage of 3,137te. The work included;

  • Strengthening of existing bearings,
  • Supply and installation of strengthening steelwork,
  • Supply and Installation of pre-stressing cables and bars,
  • The application of protective treatment to old and new steel.

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