Project Description

Client: Translink


Existing Pottagh Bridge consisted of a three-span, simply supported steel plate Girder Bridge with intermediate piers which carries the Coleraine to Derry/Londonderry Railway line over the Articlave River to the East of Castlerock. As part of the Coleraine to Londonderry Track Renewal Project Works, the existing bridge was replaced.

Works included:

  • Design of new bridge and obtaining approvals
  • Demolition of the existing bridge
  • Construction of new two-span concrete under the bridge with a ballasted deck
  • Landscaping –  planting & seeding
  • River defences