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.
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:
Storm Water and Foul
Street lighting including columns and lanterns
Landscaping- planting and seeding
River defences upgraded with Rip Rap stone
The project was awarded the CEF Transport Infrastructure award 2009.