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.
- 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
- Retaining walls
- Landscaping- planting and seeding
- River defences upgraded with Rip Rap stone
The project was awarded the CEF Transport Infrastructure award 2009.