As part of the Sighthill development works in Glasgow, a new road bridge was constructed by AMCO off Keppochhill Drive and over the Railway line EGM1. This bridge was positioned at the same location of the old footbridge which had been previously demolished as part of Edinburgh Glasgow Railway Improvement Programme (EGIP).
This bridge will be used as one of the accesses into the £250m regeneration area in Sighthill.
MHB Consultants designed the earthwork tie-ins at the four corners. This consists of Maccaferri terramesh walls sitting on soil slopes stabilised via a combination of soil nailing and flexible facing.
Due to the limited space available near the cemetery wall corner, MHB Consultants also designed an anchored sheetpile wall to provide the transition into the original ground profile.
Our solution avoided the need to construct reinforced concrete wingwalls and is more environmentally friendly and cost effective.
Construction of the bridge and tie-ins has recently been completed with some photographs of the structure and works below.
Photos courtesy of our client AMCOGiffen
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A big welcome to our newest member of the team, Kerry Becker.
Kerry is a recent graduate from Glasgow University graduating with a first-class honours degree in Civil Engineering (MEng), she also has a Diploma in Architectural Studies from the University of Strathclyde. During her final year of study, Kerry won the 2018 William Johnston Prize for her Geotechnical studies.
She is a Graduate Member of ICE and IStructE.
Initially Kerry will be working in the Civil & Geotechnical Design department, and in time she will also support the Bridges Design team too! Now that's what you call multi-tasking!
We all look forward to working with her.
We recently completed our 1000th job since MHB was founded in 2007. It’s been a bit of a journey – starting from a one man band freelancing in 2007, to 3 staff in our first office in a shared business centre, to 24 staff today in our St Enoch Square Glasgow office.
The jobs have ranged from fees of £100 to over £0.5 million with everything in between. We have expertise in temporary works, permanent works, bridges, tunnels, soil stabilisation, drainage schemes, railway platforms and lots more.
Thanks to all our past and current clients and we look forward to continued success, Cheers!
Friday celebrations (L-R): Alistair Gray, Gleb Borshchyev, George Marjane, Chris Miller, Graeme Edwards, Sean McDade, Craig McLeod, Damien Moore, Gillian Pettigrew, Mike Lauder, Amy Buchanan, Hendrie Barbour, Noosha Madjlessi, Michael Hynan.
As part of the Stirling/Dunblane/Alloa (SDA) electrification works, the existing footbridge at Stirling station between platforms 6 and 9 (which is listed) is to be removed and then reinstated.
The footbridge is to be removed and refurbished and will be returned to site in approximately 1 year.
When the footbridge is removed, temporary propping is required to the station building beams which are currently supported from the footbridge superstructure.
MHB designed the temporary propping to the station building façade, temporary footbridge foundations, temporary hoarding and piling platform to facilitate the removal of the footbridge and the installation of the permanent works.
The footbridge was removed on 2 September 2018.
The remaining works are ongoing but here are some pictures from the site to show the footbridge being lifted out for its makeover!
Photos and video are taken by our Senior Engineer, Gillian Pettigrew.
An on-site video in action!