RAIL BRIDGE



New Build
£15m
First in the UK
Surf Bristol Ltd

Construction of a 200m inland Surf Lake using ground-breaking Wavegarden cove technology – the first of its kind in the UK. This exciting facility will generate up to 1,000 quality waves per hours, ranging from 50cm (1.7ft) to almost 2m (6.5ft) in height.

The new build also includes an education centre for schools and colleges, a café and bar, a surf shop. There’s also external works for landscaped gardens and car parks

client - associated british ports

value - £3M

duration - 16 weeks

live port environment 

Award winning bridge

Engineer - Opus

Design and Build replacement 42-metre single-span rail bridge over the dry dock entrance to the River Usk.

The single span bridge is 5.2m wide, with composite steel and concrete main beams on piled foundations.

With associated earth retaining structures and piled abutments were all undertaken within a tidal estuary, the bridge carries a single railway line on a ballasted track.

WINNER: Institution of Chartered Engineers Roy Edwards Award

Form of Contract - ICC