Footbridge constructed as part of the Newcastle Promenade upgrade project. The contractor designed and built landmark pedestrian footbridge spanning 50m over the Shimna River.
Visually striking splayed Vierendeel truss with non-parallel top and bottom chords. The deck was finished with 40mm thick timber boarding supported on a steel grillage. Also supplied on this bridge was a marine-grade stainless steel anti-climb hand railing and balustrading
Feature bridge lighting
Other works associated included:
Exposed aggregate concrete paths
Hardwood Slip Resistant Decked boardwalks
Soft landscaping- perennial and herbaceous planting areas, reinforced grass areas used to create grass dunes and ripple areas
Wave return wall and slipways
Curved ‘wave’ stone steps
Feature lighting including Stainless Steel Laser Cut columns with LED lights
This scheme won a Civic Trust Award (2007) for best Public Realm project and an Award from the Irish Landscape Institute.