Project Description

Client: Department for Infrastructure

Contractor Design and Build widening of an existing masonry arch bridge, accommodating a new cycle lane and improving safety. The bridge spanned the River Braid with the existing bridge dating back to the late 1800s.

Works included:

  • The existing masonry arch Tullygarley Bridge was widened by approximately 8m and was provided with a concrete arch structure with masonry cladding
  • To maintain pedestrian access, a temporary 62m span steel truss footbridge was installed over the river for the duration of the works

Other works associated included:

  • Demolition of an existing substation
  • Realignment of existing carriageway and footways
  • Construction of small car park
  • New services including:
    •  Watermain
    •  Telecoms
    •  Storm Water and Foul
    •  Street lighting including columns and lanterns
  • Retaining walls
  • Landscaping- planting and seeding
  • River defences upgraded with Rip Rap stone

The project was awarded the CEF Transport Infrastructure award 2009.