Captains Bridge Widening including Newbridge Lane

Works at Newbridge Lane involved the construction of a contiguous piled retaining wall approximately 100m x 5m high.

Works included construction of piling mat, 125 No 600mm diameter piles, reinforced concrete capping beam and foundations, shotcrete and brickwork face.

Work took place in a restricted area adjacent to Vernan Park Primary School, a residential development and the River Goyt.

Traffic Management was key as the works fell close to the busy junction at St Marys Way and Newbridge Lane where Bethell are currently carrying out work to Captains Bridge.

Bethell have been appointed to widen Captains Bridge from 3 lanes to 4 approaching the Dunelm store.

Works include the Construction of additional carriageway to existing bridge including service diversions, new concrete decking on 33m long bridge steel beams, new parapets, road and surfacing and drainage works.