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