7 Bridges in County Cork
Cork North and East Bridge Rehabilitation
Client:Cork County Council
Cumnor Construction Ltd. carried out the role of Works Contractor and PSCS for this project.
The contract involved carrying out work to 7 bridges on regional and local roads.
The work involved the demolition and installation of precast culverts as well as insitu concrete works such as rubbing strips, grouting and guniting. Rock Armour was added. Existing services were protected throughout the works. Additional works included repointing and vegetation clearance as well as the installation of concrete scour aprons, stainless steel ties and rubbing strips.
In order to carry out these works, traffic management plans were designed and implemented. These plans were designed in house and submitted to Cork County Council for approval prior to works commencing.
The works were carried out in liaison with The Fisheries Board and adequate measures were put in place to protect the river from pollution.
A licence was granted for the work that was carried out in a bridge inhabited by a protected species of bats. The NPWS were notified prior to the work commencing and the activities were supervised by the NPWS Conservation Ranger and an Ecologist.