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Bridge Repairs and Strengthening, Bristol: 2016

 

Project

  • 5m span sandstone arch carrying disused railway line now used for pedestrian access.
  • Bridge affected by circumferential and vertical separation of the voussoir stone arch ring.

Solution

  • 34 No. 52 mm dia. transverse sleeved (sock) anchors were installed by Bersche-Rolt operatives through the arch barrel and abutment walls at lengths ranging from 2 to 2.5m.
  • External cores resin fixed back into place to provide concealed solution.

 

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